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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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AFS shareholders have elected a new board, which includes (besides Mr Al Wry and Abdulnaser Khalifa Gnidi) three new members - deputy chairman Zahid Hummusani, Maher Kaddoura and Simona Bishouty.
Perhaps the time is right for today's version of Scotch And Wry, starring Gregor Fisher.
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And in fact it was this mode of address--unapologetically broad, with a taste for slapstick as much as for the wry conceptual bon mot--that dominated the show.
Set along the Amazon River, Journey to Bom Goody is a wry novel about a retired electronics salesman who takes it upon himself to conduct the "social experiment" of delivering VCRs and portable electric generators to the isolated natives who live near the River's shores, ostensibly to give them a chance to study modern civilization as it has studied them.
We will miss his enthusiasm, wry sense of humor, broad interest in science, and deep concern for Science News and the other programs and staff of Science Service.
Alexander Shaumyan's trademark is wry or self-effacing humor, heart rending psalms of loneliness and love, and cynical commentaries on modern times.
Ann Pugliese of the Minneapolis League wrote: "She was an inspiration to us, with her tireless spirit, wry wit, and common sense.
The book falls short of a full-blown peace treaty between management and those in the trenches, but it could lead to a more agreeable workplace and, with a wry smile, help bosses get the most out of their employees.
That's My Wonderful Town) is a wry, observant, miniature masterpiece about that fabled place on the prairies where he was raised.
Combining simple, yet poignant black-and-white illustrations with wry, witty commentary, Satrapi offers the reader a unique glimpse into a country that, for many, continues to remain a source of both fascination and confusion.