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- adv. In a dry manner
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- adv. See dryly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See dryly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a dry laconic manner
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And "-- drily --" it was just like him, too, to see that the marriage settlement arrangements were all quite water-tight.
He looked sideways at Sylvia for a moment and then he said kind of drily,
"That is quite possible," drily; "but you owe something to yourself and me."
Besides "-- drily --" an unattached bachelor is considerably more in demand as a painter of society women's portraits than a Benedict. "
My opportunities of social intercourse "-- drily --" are somewhat limited. "
Each room merited one 25-watt bulb hanging from the ceiling; as Paul drily observed, they affected the afternoon gloom about as well as a birthday candle.
I remember looking at my teacher, who remains an impeccable wit to this day, and seeing her drily respond to the outrage that truly transformative literature provokes.
"You are funny, Molly," says Erica drily, as her daughter whips forth another wisecrack.
As Stout drily explains midway through the book, For all his vaunted speed, the man Paul Shannon would later dub 'Smoky Joe' Wood, owing to the speed of his fastball, was a disappointment.
“Hey, the same word crossed my mind,” Gideon said drily.