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askance
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 uses
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Definition
with disapproval, distrust, or suspicion

or:

directed to one side — especially a sideways glance
  • Danglars looked at him askance, as though to ascertain whether he spoke seriously.
    Chapters 103-104 (68% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 1-2 (79% in)

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