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glance

verb behold, briefly observe, catch a brief look at, catch a glimpse of, glimpse, look, peek, picture, scan, see, skim, snatch a glimpse, sneak a look at, sneak a peek at, view quickly, watch, witness
See also: vision
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In fact, the only tiling he really does think about, and this only glancingly, is how and why a drink will come in and out of fashion, and why he associates a Tom Collins strictly with someone his mother's age, and then reflects that the only person he remembered aside from his mother to drink a Tom Collins was a woman he slept with a couple years ago.
By and large, the courts have addressed that issue only glancingly (282) because findings of discrimination vel non tend to take a kind of blackbox approach to liability: the dominant McDonnell Douglas analysis could reveal the workings of either conscious or unconscious bias.
They are only glancingly fabulist and tenuously linked to Ulrich's experiences.
Inside this unlikely object of fast-food merchandizing are the notes Gray will glancingly refer to throughout his funny, riveting monologue about Southeast Asia, New York and Hollywood.
Traced glancingly here may be both Jean Cocteau's La Machine Infernale, an adaptation of Oedipus Tyrannus, and Jean Anouilh's Antigone, which also cites Cocteau's play in the Chorus's lines about tragic inevitability:
While treated only glancingly in the biography, Unruh's interest in politics and power would continue throughout his life and culminate in his actions with the Nazis during World War II.
Whether intentionally or otherwise, lawyers frequently do not address each other's central points or do so only glancingly.
Before shooting, they retreated for three days in Duplass's mother-in-law's apartment to develop the friendship's backstory, only glancingly referred to in the film.
Disappointingly, Wolfs doesn't offer more on non-verbal behavioural issues and concomitant strategies which she glancingly references in Video Home Training (see chapter on 'Conversation techniques').
63) Are we to assume that Grossman, having glancingly identified Krymov with Pierre of War and Peace, is calling for a different national ethos, or that he means Krymov has outlived his time?
Theo may have thought earlier, glancingly to protect herself, but powerfully, of allowing the child to die.
He takes a dig at M Gore for not mentioning meat-based diets in his film and only dealing with them glancingly in his book, An Inconvenient Truth (Rodale Books).