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Adjective
Making superficial, obtuse contact with something
“A stone smashed through an offside window of the vehicle, causing a glancing blow to a passenger.”
Verb
Present participle for take a brief or hurried look
“Scott, driving, continued to glance in the rearview mirror to watch them.”
Verb
Present participle for to shoot forth bursts of light
“For instance, a light hit might glance off an opponent's armor, while a stronger or critical hit will stagger your enemy.”
Verb
Present participle for hit something at an angle and bounce off obliquely
“She laughs uncontrollably, trying to hit me and fight back, but her blows glance off.”
Verb
Present participle for to look briefly (at something)
“Even the most cursory glance through the voluminous correspondence they generated reveals that the duty was performed conscientiously.”
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