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Sample sentences for the GRE study word askance

askance can be used as a adj
askance can be used as a adv

1.Bloom askance over liverless saw. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
2.He smiled, glancing askance at her mocking eyes. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.Sargent peered askance through his slanted glasses. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.I'm very glad, anyway, that I persuaded him," she said, looking askance at her husband through her hair. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.Javert gazed askance at this body, and, profoundly calm, said in a low ton. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.The soft thing looked askance through the window he possessed the power to depart as much as a cat possesses the power to leave a mouse half killed, or a bird half eaten. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
7.The soldiers looked askance at him with surprise and even alarm as they went past him. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.He looked askance at Princess Mary and said "There are no horses I told Yakov Alpatych so.. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.The public not unnaturally goes on the principle that he who would heal others must himself be whole, and looks askance at the curative powers of the man whose own case is beyond the reach of his drugs. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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