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wry

(ri) abnormally twisted; bent to one side; crooked or contorted.

wry

distorted, twisted to one side.

wry bite
see wry mouth.
wry nose
see nasal deviation.
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Wriest took as example the Laggo Maggiore in Canton Ticino saying, "it is simply not sustainable to build houses too close to the lake as in Locarno, when one knows very well that the lake overflows every five years.
Much more preservationist and forward-thinking than before, water management today aims "to create enough room for flowing water to fulfil its diverse ecological functions, and decrease the amount of flooding," says Wriest.
Although such projects are necessary, Wriest said the "amount of work required is enormous.