askance

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askance

adverb
\ ə-ˈskan(t)s \
variants: or less commonly askant \ ə-​ˈskant \
1 with disapproval or distrust : scornfully
2 with a side-glance : obliquely

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Joe called aloud, “Here, Kitty, Kitty!”
Because he thought that she was pretty.
The cat just looked at him askance
And then commenced a twirling dance.
She jumped up high and seemed to float
Then disappeared, someplace remote.

[Cats are effectively alien creatures, I think.]

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