Definition of Look away

1. Verb. Avert one's gaze. "She looked away when the nurse pricked her arm with the needle"

Generic synonyms: Look

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Look Away

look-down, shoot-down
look across
look after
look ahead
look alike
look and feel
look around
look at
look away (current term)
look back
look backward
look before you leap
look book
look daggers
look down on
look down one's nose
look down upon
look for
look forward
look forward to
look here
look into
look like

Literary usage of Look away

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"look away! look away 1 The fire is dreadful in her eyes no more; From her bold front the helm ... look away! look away I In Dixie Land where I was born in, ..."

2. The Women of the South in War Times by Matthew Page Andrews (1920)
"Dixie Land is the land of Glory, The land of cherished song and story, look away, look away, look away, Dixie Land, Tis the land patriots love to dwell in, ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"I wish I was in de land ob cotton, Old times dar am not forgotten, look away, look away, look away, Dixie land, In Dixie land, whar I was born in, ..."

4. The Story of Our National Ballads by C. A. Browne (1919)
"look away! look away! look away! Dixie Land. In Dixie Land whar' I was born in, Early on one frosty mornin", look away! etc. ..."

5. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"In Dixie Land I take my stand, The sovereign State of Alabama Will try her hand before they lam her ; look away ! look away ! look away ! ..."

6. Music: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and by William Smythe Babcock Mathews (1805)
"look away! look away! Dixie Land. When do music plays and do coons am ... look away Dixie Land. Chorus. When Sousa's Band's in Dixie's land, Hooray! Hooray! ..."

7. Life in Old Virginia: A Description of Virginia More Particularly the by James Joseph McDonald (1907)
"look away, look away, look away, Dixie Ian'. Den I wish I was in Dixie, ... Dey wet de groun' wid 'bacco smoke Den up de darkies head will poke look away ..."

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