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Search phrase: askance

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The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.241Thou canst not frown, thou canst not look askance,Thou canst not frowne, thou canst not looke a sconce,

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.637 That from their own misdeeds askance their eyes! That frõ their own misdeeds askaunce their eyes?
SonnetsSonn.110.6 Askance and strangely: but by all above, Asconce and strangely: But by all aboue,
Venus and AdonisVen.342 For all askance he holds her in his eye. For all askance he holds her in his eye.

Glossary

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askance, askauncewith disdain, maliciously, scornfully
askance, askaunceturn aside, divert
askance, askauncesideways, surreptitiously, with a side glance

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Functional shift... 637 they from their own misdeeds askance their eyes adverb to verb be...

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ASKANCEBASICaskance adv, askant prep
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