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glance

 
 
pronunciation:
glaens
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: glances, glancing, glanced
definition 1: to take a quick look.
He glanced at the clock to see if he was late.
similar words:
look, peek, peep, regard, scan, skim
definition 2: to hit something at a slant and move off at an angle.
The rock glanced off the wall.
similar words:
bounce, graze, kiss, skim
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a quick look.
One glance at her told me she was angry.
 
synonyms:
glimpse, look
similar words:
peek, peep, sight
derivation: glancingly (adv.)