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What is another word for squint?

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To have eyes that look in different directions
“Children with a lazy eye may squint, look cross-eyed, or tilt their head to see things.”
To scrunch up one's eyes, especially when viewing something
“On occasion, Merlin left his bed to breathe the air and squint at me from beneath white brows.”
To look at something, especially intently or while scrunching up one's eyes
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“I squint hard at the buildings across the river, trying to bring them into some form of fuzzy focus.”
To open and shut one's eyelids rapidly
To look or gaze at in a lascivious or unpleasant way
Having both eyes oriented inward or looking in different directions
“I winked to an Adonis with squint eyes and a mouth like a codfish.”
(Scotland) Askew, or not level
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“The flat was ridden with things we didn't expect, like none of the rooms were actually square, and every flat surface was squint.”
A permanent deviation in the direction of the gaze of one eye
“It is usually caused by a squint in one eye, which means the eyes look in different directions.”
A look or glance, typically quick or casual
“After a light roughing up and a long squint at our papers, they seemed satisfied that we didn't represent an imminent threat to national security.”
The act of closing and opening one eye quickly
A small hole that may be looked through, especially one in a door through which callers may be identified before the door is opened
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A long steady look at something
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