dryly (part of speech: adverb)
soberly (part of speech: adverb)
tediously (part of speech: adverb)
severely (part of speech: adverb)
curtly, briskly, harshly, coolly, exactingly, intolerantly, oppressively, ascetically, bleakly, rigorously, precisely, correctly, acrimoniously, leanly, matter-of-factly, strictly, abruptly, icily, imperially, fundamentally, critically, frostily, brusquely, demandingly, crisply, bluntly, keenly, piquantly, severely, starkly, intensely, tartly, gruffly, sternly, shortly, sharply, acutely, meticulously, sparely, rawly, acerbically, basically, cuttingly, grimly, austerely, stringently, dourly, caustically
- He added dryly: " But then you always were hard to please. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
- Ostrander said dryly, " You'd better if this department is going to get much work done in Africa." - "Border, Breed Nor Birth", Dallas McCord Reynolds.
- I do wish you would believe that there isn't a thing the matter with the little woman, she's-" " I can go even farther than that," said Nancy Ellen, dryly. - "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.