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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To take a quick look at something.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : a glancing blow. ,glancing references to his dubious past
  • Verb (used without object) : a silver brooch glancing in the sunlight. ,The arrow glanced off his shield
  • I see I have been lax in glancing through the ranks.
  • One of the first things we notice in glancing at the portrait is the peculiar angle at which the for more
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