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Glancing at historical facts, the evidence is undoubtedly clear.

Case in point: “You should get to the core of the difference between us,” suggests Robert, glancing over at Michelle.

Monseigneur C—— delivered his text in a calm voice, glancing quietly over the congregation.

At the time, it looked like a glancing blow to the GOP campaign.

Arran Bardige smoothes over his T-shirt and baggy jeans, glancing nervously at his phone.

"Granted; as many as you like," he returned, glancing down into her eyes that were full of thoughtfulness and some speculation.

Nothing was out of the ordinary except that the Professor developed an odd trick of continually glancing at his right hand.

The graceful flying-fish, like a fair white bird, goes glancing above the blue magnificence of the tropical seas.

"Certainly—certainly," murmured the Assistant Commissioner, glancing up absently.

"Of course Tim has made some friends," she said, glancing up from her work very casually.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glancing, such as: cursory, fleeting, superficial, ephemeral, fugitive, and quick.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.