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Another word for wry

  1. Marked by or displaying contemptuous mockery of the motives or virtues of others

      1. Scornfully or cynically mocking:
      2. Given to making sardonic remarks:
      1. Characterized by or constituting (any kind of) irony.
      2. Given to the use of irony; sarcastic.
      1. Characterized by or constituting irony.
      2. Given to the use of irony.
      3. Poignantly contrary to what was expected or intended:
      1. Believing or showing the belief that people are motivated chiefly by base or selfish concerns; skeptical of the motives of others:
      2. Selfishly or callously calculating:
      3. Negative or pessimistic, as from world-weariness:
      1. A person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness.
      2. A person whose outlook is scornfully and habitually negative.
      3. A member of a sect of ancient Greek philosophers who believed virtue to be the only good and self-control to be the only means of achieving virtue.

Another word for wry

  1. Twisted

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  2. Perverse