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Meaning of askance

a•skance

Pronunciation: (u-skans'), [key]
— adv.
  1. with suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval: He looked askance at my offer.
  2. with a side glance; sidewise; obliquely.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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