dryly

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dry +‎ -ly

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dryly (comparative more dryly, superlative most dryly)

  1. In a dry manner.
    • 1908, W. B. M. Ferguson, Zollenstein, chapterIV:
      “My Continental prominence is improving,” I commented dryly. ¶ Von Lindowe cut at a furze bush with his silver-mounted rattan. ¶ “Quite so,” he said as dryly, his hand at his mustache. “I may say if your intentions were known your life would not be worth a curse.”

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