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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLANCING

"I've just finished," said Percival, glancing down the last sheet.

Glancing at them she saw that they were both addressed to her.

"Don't be a fool, Buck," said Jasper, glancing over his shoulder.

Glancing about her she discovered that it came from a room half under ground.

The Professor—I had guessed his identity—joined us, glancing at me inquisitively.

"Yes," he said dubiously, glancing at the bed and the table and the ricketty washstand.

"About ten thousand," his neighbour answered, glancing at him quizzically.

The girl had been listening with keen interest, glancing from one to the other.

"I feel an awful fool in it," he murmured, glancing at his reflection in the mirror.

"John says he's an ugly child," she said to Eleanor, glancing angrily at her son.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, "sudden movement producing a flash," from glance (v.). Meaning "brief or hurried look" is from 1590s.

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