drily

All Adverb
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  • "What do you think I have been doing during the last two years?" he asked drily. Cited from The Summons, by A.E.W. Mason
  • I drily told him of our changed plans, and he left us in high dudgeon. Cited from The Land of Midian, Vol. 1, by Richard Burton
  • Then he suddenly turned away and left the room, still drily chuckling to himself. Cited from Taquisara, by F. Marion Crawford
  • "Why didn't you hold him with the line?" said the American drily. Cited from Old Gold, by George Manville Fenn
  • "So you begin to see that?" said the old man drily. Cited from A Chair on The Boulevard, by Leonard Merrick
  • Only that; but he spoke so drily that I felt the blood rush to my face. Cited from Under the Red Robe, by Stanley Weyman
  • "Pretty nearly over, you think it, do you?" said the major, drily. Cited from For Fortune and Glory, by Lewis Hough
  • "And what do you mean to do in the matter?" asked the Prince, rather drily. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1577-78 by Motley
  • I have viewed the matter very drily, and so perhaps you will think I have written on it. Cited from The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3), by John Morley
  • "And what are you going to do?" said the major drily. Cited from Mother Carey's Chicken, by George Manville Fenn
  • "People will do anything for money!" he observed once drily. Cited from Sisters, by Kathleen Norris
  • "That is the gentleman you arranged matters with last night?" said he, drily. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866, by Various
  • "Would you mind?" he repeated drily, as he folded up the letter slowly. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • Monck drily expressed the opinion that something might be said for either theory. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • These three groups sat round the fire eyeing each other drily, and waiting for supper. Cited from Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
  • "Only about a hundred million!" she answered, drily in her turn. Cited from Martie The Unconquered, by Kathleen Norris
  • "What makes you think so?" she asked, rather drily. Cited from Don Orsino, by F. Marion Crawford
  • "You work hard, don't you, my dear?" she observed drily. Cited from The Moon out of Reach, by Margaret Pedler
  • "What letter, my good sir?" said the other drily, at once perceiving what had happened. Cited from History of Pendennis, Vol. 2, William M. Thackeray
  • "And the piece went off!" said the professor drily, but smiling the while. Cited from Yussuf the Guide, by George Manville Fenn
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