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better-looking

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; well-favoured; better-looking; well-favored; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman
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evil-looking

  • adjective satellite having an evil appearance
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fine-looking

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; well-favoured; better-looking; well-favored; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman
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forward-looking

  • adjective satellite ahead of the times
    modern; advanced; innovative.
    • the advanced teaching methods
    • had advanced views on the subject
    • a forward-looking corporation
    • is British industry innovative enough?
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get a look

  • verb see something for a brief time
    catch sight; catch a glimpse.
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good looks

  • noun the quality of having regular well-defined features (especially of a man)
    handsomeness.
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good-looking

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; well-favoured; better-looking; well-favored; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman
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Good"-look`ing adjective
Definitions
  1. Handsome.
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have a look

  • verb look at with attention
    get a load; have a look.
    • Have a look at this!
    • Get a load of this pretty woman!
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ill-looking

Ill"-look`ing adjective
Definitions
  1. Having a bad look; threatening; ugly. See Note under Ill, adv.
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important-looking

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
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lady's looking-glass

La"dy's look"ing-glass`
Definitions
  1. (Bot.) See Venus's looking-glass, under Venus.
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look across

  • verb be oriented in a certain direction
    overlook; look out on; look across.
    • The house looks out on a tennis court
    • The apartment overlooks the Hudson
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look after

  • verb keep under careful scrutiny
    • Keep an eye on this prisoner!
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look around

  • verb look about oneself
    • look around to see whether you can find the missing document
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look at

  • verb take into consideration for exemplifying purposes
    consider; deal; take.
    • Take the case of China
    • Consider the following case
  • verb look at carefully; study mentally
    consider; view.
    • view a problem
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look away

  • verb avert one's gaze
    • She looked away when the nurse pricked her arm with the needle
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look back

  • verb look towards one's back
    look back.
    • don't look back while you walk
  • verb look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember
    review; retrospect.
    • she reviewed her achievements with pride
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look backward

  • verb look towards one's back
    look back.
    • don't look back while you walk
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look down on

  • verb regard with contempt
    • the new neighbor looks down on us because our house is very modest
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look for

  • verb try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
    search; seek.
    • The police are searching for clues
    • They are searching for the missing man in the entire county
  • verb be excited or anxious about
    look for; anticipate.
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look forward

  • verb expect or hope for
    • I look to hear from you soon
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look into

  • verb investigate scientifically
    investigate.
    • Let's investigate the syntax of Chinese
  • verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    check into; go over; suss out; check over; check up on; check out; check.
    • check the brakes
    • Check out the engine
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look like

  • verb bear a physical resemblance to
    • She looks like her mother
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look on

  • verb observe with attention
    watch.
    • They watched as the murderer was executed
  • verb look on as or consider
    regard as; take to be; think of; esteem; look on; repute.
    • she looked on this affair as a joke
    • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
    • He is reputed to be intelligent
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look out

  • verb be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
    watch out; watch.
    • Watch out for pickpockets!
  • verb to protect someone's interests
    • A man's gotta look out for his family
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look out on

  • verb be oriented in a certain direction
    overlook; look out on; look across.
    • The house looks out on a tennis court
    • The apartment overlooks the Hudson
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look out over

  • verb be oriented in a certain direction
    overlook; look out on; look across.
    • The house looks out on a tennis court
    • The apartment overlooks the Hudson
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look sharp

  • verb act or move at high speed
    rush; hasten; festinate; hurry.
    • We have to rush!
    • hurry--it's late!
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look to

  • verb turn one's interests or expectations towards
    • look to the future
    • this method looks to significant wavings
  • verb be excited or anxious about
    look for; anticipate.
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look up

  • verb seek information from
    refer; consult.
    • You should consult the dictionary
    • refer to your notes
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look up to

  • verb feel admiration for
    admire.
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look upon

  • verb look on as or consider
    regard as; take to be; think of; esteem; look on; repute.
    • she looked on this affair as a joke
    • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
    • He is reputed to be intelligent
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look-alike

  • noun someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
    double; image.
    • he could be Gingrich's double
    • she's the very image of her mother
  • adjective satellite resembling closely
    • they have look-alike cars
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look-over

  • noun a swift cursory examination or inspection
    once-over.
    • I gave him the once-over
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looking at

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
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looking for

  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking.
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looking glass

  • noun a mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror
    glass.
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looking glass tree

  • noun large evergreen tree of India and Burma whose leaves are silvery beneath
    Heritiera macrophylla.
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looking-glass

Look"ing-glass` noun
Definitions
  1. A mirror made of glass on which has been placed a backing of some reflecting substance, as quicksilver.
    There is none so homely but loves a looking-glass. South.
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looking-glass plant

  • noun small tree of coastal regions of Old World tropics whose leaves are silvery beneath
    Heritiera littoralis.
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metal-looking

  • adjective satellite resembling metal
    metal-looking; metallike.
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metallic-looking

  • adjective satellite resembling metal
    metal-looking; metallike.
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new look

  • noun a style of women's clothing created by Christian Dior in 1947; involved a tight bodice and narrow waist and a flowing pleated skirt
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on-looking

On"-look`ing adjective
Definitions
  1. Looking on or forward.
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Quarter look

  • a side glance. Obs. B. Jonson.
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side-look

  • noun a glance sideways
    side-glance.
    • she shot him an impatient side-glance
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take a look

  • verb look at with attention
    get a load; have a look.
    • Have a look at this!
    • Get a load of this pretty woman!
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To look a gift horse in the mouth

  • to examine the mouth of a horse which has been received as a gift, in order to ascertain his age; hence, to accept favors in a critical and thankless spirit. Lowell.
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To look about

  • to look on all sides, or in different directions.
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To look about one

  • to be on the watch; to be vigilant; to be circumspect or guarded.
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To look after

  • . (a) To attend to; to take care of; as, to look after children . (b) To expect; to be in a state of expectation.
    Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth. Luke xxi. 26.
    (c) To seek; to search .
    My subject does not oblige me to look after the water, or point forth the place where to it is now retreated. Woodward.
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To look at

  • to direct the eyes toward so that one sees, or as if to see; as, to look at a star; hence, to observe, examine, consider; as, to look at a matter without prejudice.
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To look black

  • to frown; to scowl; to have a threatening appearance.
    The bishops thereat repined, and looked black. Holinshed.
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To look blue

  • to look disheartened or dejected.
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To look daggers

  • . See under Dagger.
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To look down onupon

  • to treat with indifference or contempt; to regard as an inferior; to despise.
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To look for

  • . (a) To expect; as, to look for news by the arrival of a ship. "Look now for no enchanting voice." Milton. (b) To seek for; to search for; as, to look for lost money, or lost cattle.
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To look forth

  • . (a) To look out of something, as from a window. (b) To threaten to come out . Jer. vi. 1. (Rev. Ver.).
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To look in the face

  • to face or meet with boldness or confidence; hence, sometimes, to meet for combat.
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To look into

  • to inspect closely; to observe narrowly; to examine; as, to look into the works of nature; to look into one's conduct or affairs.
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To look on

  • . (a) To regard; to esteem.
    Her friends would look on her the worse. Prior.
    (b) To consider; to view; to conceive of; to think of.
    I looked on Virgil as a succinct, majestic writer. Dryden.
    (c) To be a mere spectator .
    I'll be a candleholder, and look on. Shak.
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To look out

  • to seek for; as, prudent persons look out associates good reputation.
  • to be on the watch; to be careful; as, the seaman looks out for breakers.
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To look through

  • . (a) To see through. (b) To search; to examine with the eyes .
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To look tounto

  • . (a) To watch; to take care of. "Look well to thy herds." Prov. xxvii. 23 . (b) To resort to with expectation of receiving something; to expect to receive from; as, the creditor may look to surety for payment. "Look unto me, and be ye saved." Is. xlv. 22.
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To look up

  • to search for or find out by looking; as, to look up the items of an account.
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To look up to

  • to respect; to regard with deference.
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Venus's looking-glass

  • (Bot.), an annual plant of the genus Specularia allied to the bellflower; also called lady's looking-glass.
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