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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of wry.


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  • Hey thats so wried Paris Hilton does not know the rules.

    The More Things Change: The Indignity of Protesting by Bicycle

  • We all know that Gmail is not yet become public and its is under TEST and there can be some mistakes that can happen, but the deleting of the mails is too much and something wried … So i personalize mi important mails …. reply

    Gmail Disaster: Reports Of Mass Email Deletions

  • On every side the foliage blurred into ambiguous vistas, where fireflies loitered; and the long shadows of the nearer trees, straining across the grass, were wried patterns scissored out of blue velvet.

    The Cords of Vanity A Comedy of Shirking

  • But now the face of Mr. Vanringham was attenuated by her revelations, and the wried mouth of Mr. Vanringham suggested that the party be seated, in order to consider more at ease the unfortunate _contretemps_.

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

  • "Indeed," he assented, with a wried smile, "I think there is scarce room in it for both of us, Hugues."

    The Line of Love Dizain des Mariages

  • The woman's face is set in impotent hate, the man's mouth is wried with cursing; and the faces are not young, nor the graven bitterness a mere passing blight.

    The Joys of Being a Woman and Other Papers

  • I had risen, for the wried, and yet sly, malice of my aunt's face was rather that of Bellona, who, as clerks avow, ever bore carnage and dissension in her train, than that of a mortal, mutton-fed woman.

    The Line of Love Dizain des Mariages

  • "Nothing .. nothing serious," he protested, while his face wried with pain.

    The Great Amulet

  • 'That's Polly,' he said simply, though his mouth was wried with agony.

    Life's Handicap

  • Determined to meet craft with craft, she wried her mouth to

    The Forest Lovers


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