(v. t.) To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete.
(v. t.) To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing.
(v. t.) To remove from danger; to shelter.
(v. i.) To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be withdrawn from sight or observation.
(n.) An abode or dwelling.
(n.) A measure of land, common in Domesday Book and old English charters, the quantity of which is not well ascertained, but has been differently estimated at 80, 100, and 120 acres.
(n.) The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; -- generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic animals, as oxen, horses, etc.
(n.) The human skin; -- so called in contempt.
(v. t.) To flog; to whip.
(1) A series of hierarchical multiple regressions revealed the effects of Surgency, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and Intellect on evoking upset in spouses through condescension (e.g., treating spouse as stupid or inferior), possessiveness (demanding too much time and attention), abuse (slapping spouse), unfaithfulness (having sex with others), inconsiderateness (leaving toilet seat up), moodiness (crying a lot), alcohol abuse (drinking too much alcohol), emotional constriction (hiding emotions to act tough), and self-centeredness (acting selfishly).
(2) In the US where laws over the use of cannabis or possession of class-A drugs can be wildly different between states, it also made it easier to hide from the law.
(3) Their only clues were two statements involving contrasting mental terms, with each statement referring to one of the possible hiding places.
(4) If he felt his actions were consistent with civil disobedience, then he should do what those who have taken issue with their own government do: challenge it, speak out, engage in a constructive act of protest, and – importantly – accept the consequences of his actions.” “He should come home to the United States, and be judged by a jury of his peers – not hide behind the cover of an authoritarian regime.
(5) But when people's jobs, homes and businesses are in jeopardy, it is not enough for the prime minister and the chancellor to use the eurozone crisis as a cloak to hide their lack of action.
(6) Pallo Jordan , the ANC's chief propagandist in exile during the apartheid era, made no effort to hide his emotions.
(7) What else is government hiding from us – and when will it kill us?
(8) TV's Jeremy Paxman didn't even bother hiding his disdain for the introduction of weather reports to Newsnight – "It's April.
(9) Governments should commit to including PPPs in national accounts and stop hiding their true cost.
(10) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Table corals provide an excellent hiding place for smaller fish.
(11) "There are definitely green men there today, they aren't hiding that they're from Crimea, from Russia," she said, referring to the unmarked soldiers Russia deployed to take control of Crimea last month, who are popularly known as "little green men".
(12) When multiple database systems are present, a flexible front end can provide sophisticated querying capabilities that bridge the systems, while hiding the complexities of the multiple systems from the user.
(13) He hadn't seen his children very much even before he went to prison because he was always busy running around, hiding underground.
(14) Inspection hides poor practice, and companies become more concerned with the regulator than with residents and relatives.
(15) Extensive research among the Afghan National Army – 68 focus groups – and US military personnel alike concluded: "One group sees the other as a bunch of violent, reckless, intrusive, arrogant, self-serving profane, infidel bullies hiding behind high technology; and the other group [the US soldiers] generally views the former as a bunch of cowardly, incompetent, obtuse, thieving, complacent, lazy, pot-smoking, treacherous, and murderous radicals.
(16) The rough spot where protesters say shots were fired from Rice recalled in a telephone interview that he “heard gunshots go off and felt a bullet whizz by my head,” prompting him to take cover from the direction of the shots by hiding behind a car, while facing the police line.
(17) When I clambered onto the fishing boat after the last men left, it occurred to me that an armed smuggler might be hiding below deck, waiting to sail the boat back to Libya.
(18) In fact, he's a rampant homophobe, which usually suggests someone might actually be a teeny bit gay and trying to hide it – but he isn't, at all.
(19) After hiding in bushes, where she was bitten by a snake, she decided to return to her family, only to find them being lined up next to one of the newly dug pits that had appeared near Tutsi homes.
(20) Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt was grilled for six hours at the Leveson inquiry and his evidence touched on phone-hacking, his meetings with the Murdochs, the role of his former special adviser Adam Smith and whether he really did hide behind a tree.
(v. t.) To cover.
(superl.) Turned to one side; twisted; distorted; as, a wry mouth.
(superl.) Hence, deviating from the right direction; misdirected; out of place; as, wry words.
(superl.) Wrested; perverted.
(v. i.) To twist; to writhe; to bend or wind.
(v. i.) To deviate from the right way; to go away or astray; to turn side; to swerve.
(a.) To twist; to distort; to writhe; to wrest; to vex.
(1) When I commiserate about the overnight flight that brought them here, Linney gives a wry grimace.
(2) The image was widely shared online and taken as a wry comment on pictures of Donald Trump’s all-male Oval Office team.
(3) Putin could have been forgiven for allowing himself a wry grin, as another court comprehensively trashed Berezovsky's reputation.
(4) No wry observations or whoops-a-daisy trombones to subvert the conceit for period lolz.
(5) She frequently talks about herself as an object of wry or amused discovery.
(6) It was described as the "Twitter revolution" , but almost a year on from Iran's disputed presidential elections, during which the use of social media by the opposition movement made headlines around the world, such claims prompt wry smiles from seasoned observers.
(7) Enigmatic and elusive, they may have named themselves after the US video director because they enjoy his work, or it may be a wry comment on something or other.
(8) Franzen did seem to have a certain sense of humour about himself, and in person has a wry, awkward charm.
(9) Coal plants are the most polluting of all power stations and the World Resources Institute (WRI) identified 1,200 coal plants in planning across 59 countries, with about three-quarters in China and India.
(10) The cover art for the Cranberries' Bury the Hatchet (1999) was an evocation of paranoia – a giant eye bearing down on a crouching figure – that did neither band nor artist many favours; his image for Muse's Black Holes and Revelations (2006) amounted to a thin revival of his work for the Floyd that, if you were being generous, suggested a wry comment on that band's unconvincing attempts to revive the excesses of 1970s progressive rock.
(11) He was a nice man, unpretentious and with a wry manner.
(12) The secretary of state also made a wry comparison between the bipartisan co-operation underpinning the new Afghan government and the polarised state of American domestic politics.
(13) But he is courteous, wry, insightful and very much on the left of his party.
(14) "I think I know what's to come," Chua says with a wry smile.
(15) "I don't think that Plaid Cymru can overturn world capitalism," she says, with a wry smile.
(16) "They were very happy," Wazir recalls with a wry smile.
(17) We are seeing a shift in the expansion of tree cover loss to a second tier of smaller countries that traditionally get much less attention from environmental groups.” He added: “These countries are recovering from years of civil conflicts that have made them off limits to investors who are now looking for opportunities – it is a new frontier of investments.” The WRI analysis suggests that a rapidly growing palm oil industry is one of the biggest contributors to the change.
(18) Guy Shrubsole, at Friends of the Earth, said of the WRI report: "This is a scary number of coal-fired plants being planned.
(19) The WRI report also found that, after a slight dip during the economic troubles of 2008, the global coal trade has rebounded and rose by 13% in 2010.
(20) But he is far from being a show-off: 'In fact, he comes over as a modest individual with a wry sense of humour', says a colleague.