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askance
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Crime and Punishment
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  • The elder workman looked at him askance.
  • He looked askance and rather indignantly at Raskolnikov; he was so very badly dressed, and in spite of his humiliating position, his bearing was by no means in keeping with his clothes.
  • "It is as though they were afraid of me," Raskolnikov was thinking to himself, looking askance at his mother and sister.

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  • He looked askance at the offer.
  • But the snail replied "Too far, too far!" and gave a look askance
     Said he thanked the whiting kindly, but he would not join the dance.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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