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Search phrase: askance

Plays

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The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.241Thou canst not frown, thou canst not look askance,Thou canst not frowne, thou canst not looke a sconce,

Poems

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SonnetsSonn.110.6 Askance and strangely: but by all above, Asconce and strangely: But by all aboue,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.637 That from their own misdeeds askance their eyes! That frõ their own misdeeds askaunce their eyes?
Venus and AdonisVen.342 For all askance he holds her in his eye. For all askance he holds her in his eye.

Glossary

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askance, askauncewith disdain, maliciously, scornfully
askance, askaunceturn aside, divert
askance, askauncesideways, surreptitiously, with a side glance

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Themes and Topics

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Functional shift...em location example comment askance * luc 637 they ... from their own mi...
... 637 they ... from their own misdeeds askance their eyes adverb to verb besee...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ASKANCEBASICaskance adv, askant prep
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