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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

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One of them, proud, haughty, capricious, with black hair and beautiful hands, was casting the flame of her glance here and there at random; another, light- hearted and gay, a smile upon her lips, with chestnut hair and delicate white hands, was a typical French virgin, thoughtless, and without hidden thoughts, living her natural real life; a third was dreamy, melancholy, pale, bending her head like a drooping flower; her neighbor, on the contrary, tall, indolent, with Asiatic habits, long eyes, moist and black, said but little, and reflected, glancing covertly at the head of Antinous.
Among them, like the "jocoso" of a Spanish play, full of wit and epigrammatic sallies, another girl was watching the rest with a comprehensive glance, making them laugh, and tossing up her head, too lively and arch not to be pretty.
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.
She measured, at a glance, the distance that now separated her from them; but she said nothing.
Reaching that height, her eye was on a level with a slight opening in the partition, the real object of her efforts, for the glance that she cast through it can be compared only to that of a miser discovering Aladdin's treasure.
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.
A glance like sheet-lightning suddenly flashed from those black eyes; and, facing about, with quivering lip and dilated nostrils, she drew herself up, and fixed a glance, blazing with rage and scorn, on the driver.
Tom's basket was weighed and approved; and he looked, with an anxious glance, for the success of the woman he had befriended.
As she delivered it, Legree looked in her eyes with a sneering yet inquiring glance.