Sentence Examples

  • He looked askance at Princess Mary and said: "There are no horses; I told Yakov Alpatych so."
  • He looked askance at all projects for the emancipation of the serfs, but, as one of the largest landowners of Denmark, he did much service to agriculture by lightening the burdens of the countrymen and introducing technical and scientific improvements which greatly increased production.
  • Dean grimaced but withheld comment, while Cynthia looked askance at the news that Patsy Boyd had summarily abandoned her daughter.
  • Dean didn't bother to mention certain rules of evidence that looked askance at pilfered items.
  • The soldiers looked askance at him with surprise and even alarm as they went past him.

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