sidelong


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Synonyms for sidelong

Synonyms for sidelong

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

situated at or extending to the side

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inclining or directed to one side

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to, toward or at one side

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He left off scraping his chin, and sucked in his cheeks until they seemed to meet inside; keeping his sidelong glance upon me all the while.
Owen Warland, meanwhile, glanced sidelong at Annie, to discover whether she sympathized in her husband's estimate of the comparative value of the beautiful and the practical.
My name is John Robinson," he answered with a sidelong glance.
I put my hand in my pocket, and measured him with a sidelong eye.
The king, who had risen, grasped him roughly by the arm, and said in his ear, in such a manner as to be heard by him alone, with concentrated rage and a sidelong glance at the Flemings,--
With a sidelong glance at the door and a quick surreptitious movement he showed a pornographic picture.
Lexington is her name--a little, dark, silent person, with suspicious and sidelong eyes.
He cast happy, sidelong glances at his son from under his thick, bushy eyebrows.
Hilbery, looking at her with her odd sidelong glance, that was half malicious and half tender, would liken her to "your wicked old Uncle Judge Peter, who used to be heard delivering sentence of death in the bathroom.
Kaviri's warriors plied the paddles in the three canoes, casting sidelong, terrified glances at their hideous passengers.
In the morning the effects of it were still visible in the fearful, sidelong glances that the Waziri continually cast at the massive and forbidding structure which loomed above them.
The young lady in blue executed a pas seut, and came across to him on her toes, and the girl with the yellow hair, although sulky, gave him to understand by a sidelong glance that her favour was not permanently withdrawn.
Juliet studied it eagerly, and then stole a sidelong glance at the man by her side.
Martin remembered himself, and flung Brissenden, by the neck, sidelong upon the bed, at the same moment releasing his hold.
Full into the firelight, with a stealthy, sidelong movement, glided a doglike animal.