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askance
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Oliver Twist
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  • He eyed Bumble askance, as he entered, but scarcely deigned to nod his head in acknowledgment of his salutation.

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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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