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black look

An expression of anger, hatred, or utter contempt. I tried to apologize for what I said, but she gave me such a black look that I knew it wasn't the right time to talk to her yet.
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black look

see under dirty look.
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Says designer Nandita Mehtani, " The goth black look is very different from the elitist black made popular by Chanel's ' little black dress' in the post war period.
He makes Messrs Carrey, Ferrell and Black look like comedy amateurs.
A metallic shade, like this one from Boots, will give you that shimmery black look, when smudged.
They were later joined by Helen and Mira, who definitely helped create the sleek, black look that the band has.
Instead of avoiding a direct confrontation with those who took it upon themselves to taxonomize and specularize blackness, as did Pennington, Douglass engaged ethnographic discourse openly throughout the 1850s, and although his multiple, sometimes contradictory, points of view seem strategically to normalize miscegenation, his insistence that the black look conceives of blackness differently than the colonial gaze practiced by white ethnographers marks a fundamental break from autoethnography and antebellum slave narratives.
Trefor Jenkins, front, and Colin Black look optimistic about the future after their successful management buy-in at Worcester-based Clarcon.
THIS season is all about colour - whether that's the lack of it, as in the black on black look, or vivid primary hues.
Have I given up driving because an impatient motorist gives me a black look every four months - of course not.
Nine minutes from time United substitute Anthony Robinson and Christy McKenzie opened up the home defence only for a timely intervention from towering defender Craig Lima to save the hosts as Black look set to pounce.
Playing drummer Meg, 43- year-old Phillips managed to pull of the stark white and black look but Holmes, 44, seems to be struggling as the normally svelte Jack White.
The hottest colors were pink, red and silver - and they made basic black look so five minutes ago.
The men in black look bankers to give up the 12 points requested by Hills, having triumphed in their three previous league home games this term against Newcastle, Bath and Leicester with a combined points total of 121.
Here are our top five tips for guys and gals who want to get ahead with the Men In Black look.
BIT OF ALL WHITE Slimline sensation Charlotte yesterday BLACK LOOK Six months ago - still carrying baby weight
The winter collection is modern with sophisticated denim looks, urban mood, wondrous weekend style, and elegant black looks.