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When they sported men’s clothing and took their cat for walks on a leash, skeptical islanders surely looked askance.
He eyed Bumble askance as he entered, but scarcely deigned to nod his head in acknowledgment of his salutation.
And the conversation then broke down, and the brothers looked askance at one another in silence.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
I thought they looked at me askance, and I made sure that the more superstitious crossed themselves on my approach.
We crave and struggle for individuality; here was mine restored to me, and I looked at it askance.
Many shrugged their shoulders, while Capitan Toringoy merely looked askance at Isagani.
Nannie listened and looked at them askance, but to her they spoke, like our opera singers, in a foreign tongue.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
They gave us prim, askance glances, as if we belonged to a different species of the animal kingdom.
As it was, even the Restoration looked askance at her; and it was only to her rank that she owed the immunity she enjoyed.
The old Qui Hais who were members looked askance at young men.

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