glance at

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Related to glance at: let up, glance through, turn out to be
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1. To look briefly and quickly:
2. To emit light suddenly in rays or sparks:
3. To strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected:
phrasal verb
glance at or over
To look through reading matter casually:
browse, dip into, flip through, leaf (through), riffle (through), run through, scan, skim, thumb (through).
1. A quick look:
Informal: gander.
2. A sudden quick light:
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"Captain Goodfellow," he said, "I should be glad if you would glance at the contents of that note."
Every time he stole a glance at the girls' side of the room Becky's face troubled him.
I would like to thank Craig for his patience and support and wish him success with Cursory Glance at stud."