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drily

[drahy-lee] /ˈdraɪ li/
adverb
1.
Related forms
overdrily, adverb
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Examples for drily
  • The mountain beyond was misty in the heat and the lichen on the stone wall crackled drily under her hand.
  • He did not even keep a diary--To do so would have inhibited my work, he comments drily in the preface to his autobiography.
  • Others scuttled drily as they blew past on the ground.
British Dictionary definitions for drily

drily

/ˈdraɪlɪ/
adverb
1.
in a dry manner
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