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One shop offered polite, if somewhat indifferent, answers to my questions, and at yet another, I was eyeballed so distrustfully that I escaped without making a peep.
Wilma stood there before me, black hair untidily tucked underneath a stocking hat, her large dark eyes squinting at me distrustfully.
And when our aunts eyed him distrustfully from beneath their headscarves, he would tell them that this was the language of science.
He looked at me a little distrustfully at first After a pause I said, "I can come back; I don't want to disturb your breakfast.
talk about the need to support a global marketplace, growers in Florida, California and Mexico eye each other distrustfully.
He bounded half-way up, in fear; then, realizing what had happened, he sank distrustfully down again" (p.
Surveys suggest public opinion in Eastern and Central Europe accepts the myths attached to larger "traditional" churches but does not believe this entitles them to special privileges, and it reacts distrustfully when they appear to exert an excessive influence in public life.
When The Aristocratic Young Man utters the suspicion that they will never reach shore and will never see their beloved relatives again, The Fighter distrustfully asks him about his relatives, and he confesses that his mother is a foreigner.
A seed of doubt is planted, and shoppers begin looking distrustfully at supermarket produce.
Curious men cease to interrogate me distrustfully and begin to question me calmly, as if to signal that they are no longer interested to prove that the claims of my Christian religion are false but, rather, they wish to understand better the reasons for my way of life and concern for the lives of neglected others.
Native Hawaiian groups tend to view it distrustfully, since it runs contrary to the Hawaiian ideal of free healing, and seems predominantly composed of malihini in the throes of midlife.
Across the divide, Brookner's women eye each other distrustfully, contemptuously, each reluctantly ready to accept what the other has to offer (the Franceses offer financial support and dogged loyalty; the Alixes offer excitement, the illusion of freedom).