Synonyms of 'askance'
They have always looked askance at the western notion of democracy.
2 out of the corner of your eye
'Do you play chess?' he asked, looking askance at me.
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He was concerned that his hair might go awry.
He referred indirectly to the territorial dispute.
in a roundabout way
not in so many words
Thesaurus for askance from the Collins English Thesaurus
with an oblique glance