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  • Glancingly — Glan cing*ly, adv. In a glancing manner; transiently; incidentally; indirectly. Hakewill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glancingly — adverb In a glancing manner The blow struck his opponent glancingly on the arm …   Wiktionary

  • glancingly — adverb see glancing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glancingly — adv. in a glancing manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glancingly — glanc·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • glancingly — adverb see glancing * * * glancˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑glance …   Useful english dictionary

  • glancing — glancingly, adv. /glan sing, glahn /, adj. 1. striking obliquely and bouncing off at an angle: a glancing blow. 2. brief and indirect: glancing references to his dubious past. [1485 95; GLANCE1 + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • cymbal — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cymbal & Anglo French cymbele, from Latin cymbalum, from Greek kymbalon, from kymbē bowl, boat Date: before 12th century a concave brass plate that produces a brilliant clashing tone and that is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glancing — adjective Date: circa 1541 1. hitting so as to glance off < a glancing blow > 2. incidental, indirect < made glancing allusions to her past > • glancingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blink — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, to open one s eyes Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. obsolete to look glancingly ; peep b. to look with half shut eyes c. to close and open the eyes involuntarily …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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