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askance
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
with disapproval, distrust, or suspicion

or:

directed to one side — especially a sideways glance
  • "Why are your fits getting worse?" asked Fyodor Pavlovitch, looking askance at his new cook.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (50% in)
  • After a pause of two minutes, looking askance at his son, "Why, it was you got up all this monastery business.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (**% in)

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