glance

glance
I
n.

1) to cast, dart, shoot; steal a glance at

2) to exchange glances

3) an admiring; amused; casual, cursory, fleeting, passing; conspiratorial; disapproving, indignant; furtive, stolen, surreptitious; imploring; knowing; meaningful, significant; penetrating, probing, searching; quizzical; shy; sidelong; suspicious; wistful; withering glance

4) at a glance (I recognized her at a glance)

II
v.

1) ('to look') to glance admiringly; casually; furtively, surreptitiously; imploringly; indignantly; knowingly; meaningfully; quizzically; shyly; suspiciously

2) (d; intr.) ('to look') to glance at

3) (d; intr.) ('to ricochet') to glance off (the rock glanced off the window)

* * *
[glɑːns]
casually
conspiratorial
cursory
disapproving
fleeting
furtive
furtively
imploring
imploringly
indignantly
knowingly
meaningful
meaningfully
penetrating
probing
quizzical
quizzically
searching
shyly
sidelong
steal a glance at
stolen
surreptitious
surreptitiously
suspiciously
wistful
withering glance
('to look') to glance admiringly
(d; intr.) ('to look') to glance at
an admiring
to cast
to exchange glances
at a glance (I recognized her at a glance)
(d; intr.) ('to ricochet') to glance off (the rock glanced off the window)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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