at first glance

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Adverb[edit]

at first glance (not comparable)

  1. (modal) After only a superficial examination or review
    At first glance it seems to be a reasonable idea. But we'll see.
    • 2007, The Guardian, August 18 2007, Oliver Burkeman. "Feel good, feel bad."
      At first glance, thinking well of yourself seems obviously preferable to thinking poorly of yourself. But the problem with....

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