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glances

noun
plural of glance

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an instance of looking especially briefly
  • she was about to say something rude, but her mother silenced her with a glance

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glances

verb
present tense third-person singular of glance

Synonyms & Antonyms of glances (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to strike and fly off at an angle
  • the basketball glanced off the rim
  • her wild pitch glanced off my shoulder and landed in the dugout

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2 to take a quick or hasty look
  • just glanced at the instructions before assembling the bike
  • glanced over his shoulder to see if she was still there

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3 to shoot forth bursts of light
  • diamonds glancing in the display case

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“Glances.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glances. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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