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Synonyms

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

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a look around

an occasion when you walk around a room, building, or place in order to see what is there

a sidelong glance/look

the action of moving your eyes to one side without moving your head much

a sight for sore eyes

someone or something that you are very pleased to see

eye

noun

used for saying that someone is looking at a person or thing

look-see

noun

mainly Americaninformal an act of looking at or checking something quickly

out of the corner of your eye

without looking at something directly

peek

noun

a quick look at something, especially secretly or from behind something

recce

noun

Britishinformal a look around a place

searching

adjective

a searching glance or gaze seems to be looking at you very carefully to try to find out what you are thinking or feeling

sneak preview

noun

an opportunity to see something such as a film before it is available to everyone

snoop

noun

a secret look round a place

squint

noun

informal a quick look at something

squiz

noun

Australianinformal a quick look at something because you want to know what it is

viewing

noun

the activity of looking at something, or an instance of doing this

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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