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askance
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Danglars looked at him askance, as though to ascertain whether he spoke seriously.
  • But it seems you have come back rich, my boy," continued the tailor, looking askance at the handful of gold and silver which Dantes had thrown on the table.

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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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