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look askance

verb as in squint

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Her gay fans will look askance and move on around Streisand.

Americans would look askance if Afghans mimicked their own banana-republic justice.

Nobis and Franti alone look askance at him, and Votini darts envy from his eyes; but he does not even perceive it.

We look askance at our friends, and make the task of comfort doubly hard for those that remain true.

“Business” received at times a look askance: spiritual edification excited desire, and stimulated expression.

Of course Enistor did not wish to injure his daughter in any way at which the world would look askance.

They did not look askance at such a controversial subject, having published the Fowler family's phrenological books.


On this page you'll find 159 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to look askance, such as: admonish, berate, castigate, chastise, chide, and denounce.

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