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glance away

1. To avert one's eyes very quickly, especially in a furtive, nervous, or secretive manner. I could tell by the way he kept glancing away that he was lying.
2. To deflect away after striking some surface at a shallow angle. He raised his shield, and the incoming arrows glanced away harmlessly into the bushes.
See also: away, glance
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