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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

4 uses
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with disapproval, distrust, or suspicion


directed to one side — especially a sideways glance
  • Sargent peered askance through his slanted glasses.
    Episode 2 — Nestor (32% in)
  • He smiled, glancing askance at her mocking eyes.
    Episode 4 — Calypso (62% in)
  • Miss Douce halfstood to see her skin askance in the barmirror gildedlettered where hock and claret glasses shimmered and in their midst a shell.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (7% in)
  • Bloom askance over liverless saw.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (46% in)

There are no more uses of "askance" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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