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What is the opposite of look?

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Opposite of to direct one's gaze
“Trying to remain inconspicuous, she would avert any passersby as she walked through the city.”
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(look at) Opposite of to inspect or analyze
“Do not overlook the information contained in these reports.”
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(look over) Opposite of to have a view in a specified direction, typically from above
“The tall building in front of our apartment would obscure and ruin the view of Central Park.”
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(look to or look at) Opposite of to hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
“Despite their flagging market position, they would refuse to improve their product in any way.”
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(look for) Opposite of to search for something that has been misplaced
“I need to make sure I don't misplace my homework.”
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Opposite of to hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
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Opposite of to look at quickly or furtively
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Opposite of to state or make known
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Opposite of to search determinedly for someone or something
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Opposite of to search blindly or uncertainly by feeling with the hands
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Opposite of to look steadily and intently
“Any time anything entered my peripheral vision, I would flinch.”
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Opposite of to outwardly look or be perceived as
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Opposite of to hunt or search for in a place or area
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(appear to be) Opposite of to outwardly look or be perceived as
“Although they play many serious roles, they are comedians at heart.”
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Opposite of to fix one's gaze on something or someone
“We could not help but look away from the wreck that was before us.”
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Opposite of to browse or peruse reading material
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Opposite of to be a portent of a particular outcome
“Long timelines rarely favor the budget and generally discourage a favorable outcome.”
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Opposite of to search or rummage through
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Opposite of to attend an event as a spectator
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Opposite of to glare or stare angrily at
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Opposite of to show a preference for
Noun
Opposite of the act of directing one's gaze towards something or someone
“The beautiful snow-capped mountains around us were beautiful, but we were preoccupied and only had disregard for them.”
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(usually used in plural form "looks") Opposite of a person's attractiveness
“Despite wanting to be judged on his inner beauty, Fabio could never imagine having an ounce of unattractiveness in his physical being.”
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Opposite of a brief or hurried look
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Opposite of a quick, furtive or casual look
“Caroline merely tucked a curl behind her ear and withered him with a stare she had studied from Margaret Thatcher until he wilted completely.”
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Opposite of a particular appearance or quality
“As a whole, it looked gaudy and harsh on the eyes.”
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Opposite of the way that someone or something looks
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Opposite of a look on someone's face that conveys a particular emotion
“The deadpan is key to Wright's comedic routine.”
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Opposite of a popular or the latest style of clothing, hair, decoration, or behavior
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Opposite of an impression of a quality or manner given by someone or something
“Too often, especially in qualitative proposals, there is an absence of logic regarding sampling.”
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Opposite of an appearance or form of behavior assumed by a person to conceal their genuine feelings
“I might have been looking at my reflection in a crystal clear pool and seeing the reality of my being.”
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Opposite of a steady, intent look
“She reacted with a sudden intake of breath, a lurch of her heart, and a blinking of her eyes.”
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Opposite of a mood brought upon by one's surroundings
“There was nothingness in this space, bar a lonely man and his thoughts.”
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Opposite of a period or act of reading something
“As she got older, you could observe a drift in her writing towards more serious subjects.”
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Opposite of a distant view or prospect, especially one seen through some opening
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