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glancing

[ glan-sing, glahn- ]
/ ˈglæn sɪŋ, ˈglɑn- /
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adjective
striking obliquely and bouncing off at an angle: a glancing blow.
brief and indirect: glancing references to his dubious past.
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Origin of glancing

First recorded in 1485–95; glance1 + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM glancing

glanc·ing·ly, adverb
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