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askance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishaskancea‧skance /əˈskæns, əˈskɑːns $ əˈskæns/ adverb 🔊 🔊 look askance (at somebody/something)
Examples from the Corpus
askanceThe tradition that you came from often looked askance at constitutions, regarding them as mere pieces of paper.If a student comes to me with a well-constructed play nowadays, I look a little askance at it.They came in diffidently, nodded respectfully to Wilcox, and looked askance at Robyn.No, it was not Jenny who made him look askance at the legacy.It often looked askance at the mainland.Yet this restatement of his views won him political support from Liberals who looked askance at this quasi-nationalization programme.Sometimes they would look askance at what I had thrown on.
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