askance


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Related to askance: eventually, painstakingly, look askance
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Synonyms for askance

out of the corner of your eye

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Synonyms for askance

Synonyms for askance

(used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy

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On this Helen, daughter of aegis-bearing Jove, sat down, and with eyes askance began to upbraid her husband.
Sergey Ivanovitch, while he kept up a conversation with their hostess, had one ear for his brother, and he glanced askance at him.
Where," asked he, with a look askance at them -- for it was the clergyman's peculiarity that he seldom, now-a-days, looked straight forth at any object, whether human or inanimate" where, my kind doctor, did you gather those herbs, with such a dark, flabby leaf?
The soft thing looked askance through the window: he possessed the power to depart as much as a cat possesses the power to leave a mouse half killed, or a bird half eaten.
He eyed them askance, and could not make out where he was.
Apollon, who had already sat down to his work and put on his spectacles again, at first glanced askance at the money without speaking or putting down his needle; then, without paying the slightest attention to me or making any answer, he went on busying himself with his needle, which he had not yet threaded.
Pakistan's close ties with the Kingdom are looked upon with suspicion by Tehran, although it is not in the former's own interest to be involved in a shooting war based on a personalised, sectarian misadventure, while Pakistan looks askance at Iran's deepening ties with existential threat India, and recent leasing of Chahbahar to the Indians, though it is being assured that the port would not be used against Pakistan.
This is why lets pull together in order to ensure the countrys development instead of looking askance at the government, said Alexander Lukashenko.
While not denying that he and his actions will be judged by history in due course, the world does look askance at some.
India has looked askance at the project as parts of it run through Pakistan-administered Kashmir that India considers its own territory, though Wang said the plan had nothing to do with territorial disputes.
You always want somebody looking askance at you and feeling slightly disturbed.
Some states look askance even at this, wanting to preserve the flexibility of customary law, but Lijnzaad says that identifying customary international law matters to the work of courts and tribunals, and it is judges who are frequently called upon not only to decide a case on the basis of customary rules, but--prior to that--to establish that a particular rule in fact exists.
with hairstyles totally askance, walking with flat shoes, walking in a very natural manner without trying to seduce the public.
and meager and dirty and silly and askance with its pitiful little
But at least one Arkansas legislator looked askance at the junket.