adverb (or adjective)

: with the eye directed to one side, obliquely, or squintingly as if with distorted vision or as if to peer or glance furtively or slyly
when he … speaks falsely, the eye is muddy and sometimes asquintR. W. Emerson

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“Asquint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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