Crooked and Wry


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Crooked adjective – Having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned.
Usage example: crooked country roads

Wry is a synonym for crooked in misshapen topic. In some cases you can use "Wry" instead an adjective "Crooked", when it comes to topics like askew. popular alternative
Nearby Words: crook, crookedness, crookedly, crooking
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Wry adjective – Bent to one side.
Usage example: a wry neck

Crooked is a synonym for wry in sarcastic topic. You can use "Crooked" instead an adjective "Wry", if it concerns topics such as askew. popular alternative
Nearby Word: wryly
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