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Sentence count:37Posted:2017-03-01Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: sidewaysSimilar words: preponderance of evidencecanceldancecancerglancenuancetrancestanceMeaning: [ə'skæns]  adj. (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy. adv. 1. with suspicion or disapproval 2. with a side or oblique glance. 
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1. A waiter looked askance at Ellis's jeans.
2. They looked askance at our scruffy clothes.
3. They have always looked askance at the western notion of democracy.
4. She looked at me rather askance when I suggested a swim in the nude.
5. The opposition party looked askance at most of the government's proposed policies.
6. A waiter in a tuxedo looked askance at his jeans.
7. She looked askance at him when he began to eat before everybody else.
8. It often looked askance at the mainland.
9. The tradition that you came from often looked askance at constitutions(sentence dictionary), regarding them as mere pieces of paper.
10. Sometimes they would look askance at what I had thrown on.
11. They looked askance at her suggestion.
12. Do not look askance at me from afar.
13. He smiled, glancing askance at her mocking eye.
14. Disbelieving his unlikely story, she looked askance at Jack.
15. The kids were eyeing him askance.
16. He looked askance at the offer.
17. Sargent peered askance through his slanted glasses.
18. We all looked upon it askance.
19. She was looked at askance.
20. Carrie looked at him askance, half - suspicious of an appeal.
21. Weak , inexperienced and friendless, they are eyed askance by even their fellow pulleys.
22. They looked askance at us there and talked with their heads close together.
23. Of course nobody looked askance at that sort of thing in Chengtu.
24. "Do you play chess?" he asked, looking askance at Miguel.
25. We hardly look askance at the miserably married or theexes who hurl epithets in divorce court.
26. Yet this restatement of his views won him political support from Liberals who looked askance at this quasi-nationalization programme.
27. They came in diffidently, nodded respectfully to Wilcox, and looked askance at Robyn.
28. No, it was not Jenny who made him look askance at the legacy.
29. If a student comes to me with a well-constructed play nowadays, I look a little askance at it.
30. The photograph of Christian that accompanied many of the news stories showed a boy with mussed-up hair and pierced ears with black plugs looking impishly askance at the camera.
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