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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

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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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hit at an angle

References in classic literature ?
Yes," indicated Noirtier, with an expression the more terrible, from all his faculties being centred in his glance.
Had it not been for the unquenchable candour of his blue eyes, whose unhappy, tired glance every moment sought his abandoned, sinking brig, as if it could find rest nowhere else, he would have appeared mad.
Well, I have no objection to your contemplating Hetty in an artistic light, but I must not have you feeding her vanity and filling her little noddle with the notion that she's a great beauty, attractive to fine gentlemen, or you will spoil her for a poor man's wife--honest Craig's, for example, whom I have seen bestowing soft glances on her.
The beautiful Italian became the centre of all glances, and she was henceforth watched by friends and foes alike.
The spectators followed him with frightened glances.
But a moment or two afterwards he began to glance keenly about him.
Monty threw a quick glance at him and Trent sighed.
Captain Goodfellow," he said, "I should be glad if you would glance at the contents of that note.
His glance moved on up the steep broken surface, and across it from side to side.
I tenderly squeezed her little hand at parting; and she repaid me with one of her softest smiles and most bewitching glances.
Had affection, goodness, modesty, real talent, ever employed those bright orbs as interpreters, I do not think I could have refrained from giving a kind and encouraging, perhaps an ardent reply now and then; but as it was, I found pleasure in answering the glance of vanity with the gaze of stoicism.
said Anna Pavlovna with an inquiring glance at the little princess.
He was alone, with a large Frisian greyhound at his feet, which looked at him with a steady glance, as if the faithful animal were wishing to do what no man could do, -- read the thoughts of his master in his face.
At the same time he stole a glance seaward to where the Flibberty- Gibbet reflected herself in the glassy calm of the sea.
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.