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Looks and sights

look

noun

an act of looking at someone or something

sight

noun

the act of seeing something

glance

noun

a quick look at someone or something

gaze

noun

someone’s way of looking at someone or something

glimpse

noun

an occasion when you see someone or something for a moment only

stare

noun

a long fixed look

preview

noun

an opportunity to see something such as a play, film, or work of art before it is shown to the public

eye contact

noun

a situation in which two people look at each other’s eyes

sighting

noun

an occasion when you see something, especially something unusual or something that you have been looking for

peep

noun

a quick look at something

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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