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looking

verb
present participle of look

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1 to give the impression of being
  • it looks like it might rain

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2 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion)
  • the music teacher looked her displeasure with a fierce frown

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3 to have in mind as a purpose or goal
  • they were looking to make a fast buck

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“Looking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/looking. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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