frown at

frown at someone or something

to scowl at someone or something. Please don't frown at me. I didn't do anything. Frank frowned at the dog and gave it a kick.
See also: frown
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Much as we frown at the actions of both sides in the dispute, the resort to violence is not the panacea and can never be a remedy.
All that roaming doesn't make for much drama since it's rarely hard to guess what's going to happen next in a place full of small-minded bigots who frown at Emily's unplanned pregnancy and her interracial friendship with Wilma.