How to use dryly in a sentence

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Long escapes the scholar's temptation to be dryly academic, enlivening her book with unexpected and entertaining love stories.
Suddenly this dryly humorous film assumes a dangerous mood and darker comment on Antoine's life.
The film that follows is a dark, dryly humorous critique of class privilege and artful etiquette.
This is not merely a matter of pressing the First Amendment to a dryly logical extreme.
Sometimes his pigment catches the canvas threads dryly, leaving the dips of the rough weave coloured only by the undercoat.
In a dryly humorous touch, the woman's firmly placed heels seem more than adequate substitutes for the chair's missing front legs.
He seems abrupt and uncompassionate, and dryly asks what Dabii wants of him.
The oil paint is used dryly and sparingly in the unceremonious manner of practiced mural painters.
In the midst of all the flash there are two amazingly iconic lead perfs and a shockingly cynical, dryly served final twist.
Those words had their desired effect, and her throat instantly clenched up dryly.
I swallowed dryly and rediscovered at least a part of my wit.
He hated TV for chasing fads and its vacuousness, but also because it paid him too little, notes Itzkoff dryly.
When we chatted in 2011, Rourke dryly noted that his songwriting credits with Morrissey resulted in no royalties.
Arias dryly responded that her memory was affected by men screaming at her the way Martinez and Alexander had done.
Skipper Dave dryly remarks that he isn't so sure about this one, as it lies on a flat sandy seabed close to a small reef and he doesn't have it buoyed.
The tales are sometimes dryly humorous, but often just heart-breaking.
He feels very self-conscious and swallows dryly, clearing his throat.
I shivered a little, and dryly advised him to remember better where he had stored the precious liquid.
Examples from Classical Literature
I had a strange, choky sensation, and again I coughed, dryly.
Affecting a scepticism I did not feel, I inquired dryly which journal Raffles had pretended to represent.
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