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superlativeform of wry: most wry.
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Have worn shameful manacles, have been bitten at the wriest by manacles
But the wriest laughs are consistently stolen by Ving Rhames as the massive club bouncer Shad, Erin's guardian angel, a guy who puts cockroaches in yogurt cups hoping to strike it rich on bogus lawsuits.
"That's a perfectly good wish plumb wasted," said Penfield, refilling both glasses, his features twisted in the wriest of grimaces.
I confronted death with a smile; I meet life with the wriest of wry faces.
While already rightly revered as bratty garage rockers by the time of this track's release, the Kinks truly excelled when singer Ray Davies took a more observational, wry approach to songwriting -- and "Sunny Afternoon" is one of his wriest on record.