peer

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  • They peered out again and saw it making a turn to come back. Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • Now and again they peered in to see how the fire was doing. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • He peered back and discovered he had lost his train and pulled up.
  • He went to the opening through which he had peered before, and looked out. Cited from Trapped by Malays, by George Manville Fenn
  • However, his narrow support among his peers led to failure once again.
  • The two girls stood peering out into the darkness of the spring night. Cited from Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The old fellow started as if he had been shot and peered about until he saw the boat. Cited from Golden Days for Boys and Girls, Vol. XII, Jan. 3, 1891, by Various
  • Williams also found herself two points from going out against Peer before turning it around.
  • I knew he was peering down at me as I walked toward the house. Cited from My Antonia, by Willa Sibert Cather
  • These two published articles are now case studies of peer review failure.
  • She felt as if she had peered through a secret window of another's soul. Cited from The Uttermost Farthing, by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • Joe peered at him, trying to make out the expression upon his face. Cited from Then I'll Come Back to You, by Larry Evans
  • The peer review can take from several weeks to several months.
  • For some time we laid there, peering down at the men below. Cited from Raw Gold, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The university also receives less state support than many of its peers.
  • Smith walked right down to the edge of the water and peered about over the surface. Cited from The Devil Doctor, by Sax Rohmer
  • He peered as though the face within a foot of his eyes had been half a mile off. Cited from The Nigger Of The "Narcissus", by Joseph Conrad
  • A red face was peering down at him over the edge of the platform. Cited from The Man Who Rocked the Earth, by Arthur Train and Robert Williams Wood
  • Despite the charges against him, he seems to have remained in good standing with his peers.
  • A red face, like the face of the sun, peered over the platform. Cited from Letters from France, by C. E. W. Bean
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Meaning of peer

  • noun A person who is of equal standing with another in a group
  • noun A nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the british peerage
  • verb Look searchingly
    We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around