a·skance \uh-SKANS\

1. With suspicion, mistrust, or disapproval.
2. With a side glance; sidewise; obliquely.

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[ Panel 1 ]
SMOKING GENTLEMAN: My wife has been looking rather ASKANCE over the NEW BABYSITTER I chose for our daughter.
BALDING MAN: WHY is that? Does she think you may cheat on her with the wench?
SMOKING GENTLEMAN: Haha, good one sir. No, she seems to have a SNAKY SUSPICION that the babysitter is up to NO GOOD.

[ Panel 2 ]
:: An dumpy looking elephant holds a female toddler in its trunk as it looks back with an expression saying something along the lines of “what?” or something of that sort. Animals are hard to read. ::