glance


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Synonyms for glance

scan

Synonyms

  • scan
  • browse
  • dip into
  • leaf through
  • flip through
  • thumb through
  • skim through
  • riffle through
  • run over or through

peek

Synonyms

Synonyms for glance

to look briefly and quickly

to strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected

glance at: to look through reading matter casually

a quick look

Synonyms for glance

throw a glance at

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Related Words

hit at an angle

References in classic literature ?
Tom's basket was weighed and approved; and he looked, with an anxious glance, for the success of the woman he had befriended.
We pulled an easy stroke; but when the master of the brig, after a glance over his shoulder, stood up with a low exclamation, my men feathered their oars instinctively, without an order, and the boat lost her way.
In this second group were several girls with exquisite figures and distinguished features, but there was little in their glance or expression that was simple and candid.
The spectators followed him with frightened glances.
Nearly everyone observed the little band advancing, and all pretended not to see or notice them, except a few young fellows who exchanged glances and smiled, saying something to one another in whispers.
He had relinquished his digging and, after a long, stealthy glance towards the house, had advanced to the extreme boundary of the potato patch.
There was, however, something more than curiosity in his glance.
Then, turning towards Rosa, and fixing on her his scrutinising, and at the same time impenetrable glance, he said, --
With a quick glance, he noted the hand at her side, and in it the familiar, paper-wrapped dynamite.
His glance moved on up the steep broken surface, and across it from side to side.
But the very monstrosity of appearances silenced Anthony after the first exclamation; and young Powell felt himself pierced through and through by the overshadowed glance of his captain.
Markham,' said she; and without another word or glance, she withdrew, with her child, into the garden; and I returned home, angry and dissatisfied - I could scarcely tell you why, and therefore will not attempt it.
At my dance-frantic foot, dost thou cast a glance, a laughing, questioning, melting, thrown glance:
In the glance, in which their eyes met in the looking-glass, it was clear that they understood one another.
For there flashed across the shoulders of these people a glance which was wholly out of harmony with his own state of barely subdued passion