look askance at

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Definition of look askance at

: to be doubtful about Most scientists looked askance at the new discovery.

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“Look askance at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20askance%20at. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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