glare down

glare down

v.
1. To shine on or illuminate someone or something strongly from above: The sun glared down on the nomads crossing the desert.
2. To intimidate someone or cause someone to submit by staring: The lawyer glared me down until I was unable to speak.
3. To look directly at someone or something disapprovingly or disappointedly: I glared down on my dog, whom I'd caught chewing on the curtains. The dog glared down at the bone, which had sunk to the bottom of the swimming pool.
See also: down, glare
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He would glare down at her and say 6 with a mean attitude 6 'You don't need my casino card for this.
When we galloped down the aisle for a second time together, I wanted my wife to have on some shoes so fully expressing the type of person she is that the Elvis impersonator presiding over the ceremony would glare down at them with envy.
His infectious enthusiasm could be seen on match days at Croke Park but of course much of his sterling work was overseen away from the glare down through the various other ranks of Gaelic games in the capital city.
Stepping outside, I caught the chill wind that once again reminded me that Cardiff Bay has little poetry, despite the lines by another fine Welsh poet, Gwyneth Lewis, which glare down at one from the Millennium Centre - "In These Stones Horizons Sing".
We do have our share of squirrels and they must fear my might and scamper into the trees to glare down at me.
Referring to the bill as "brazen interference" in Chinese affairs, it appeared like an attempt to glare down any challenge to its power.
Open-mouthed monster masks glare down from behind the counter.
So how apt triumphant posters of Yozzer's nemesis will soon glare down at us from billboards as Meryl Streep does an eerie impersonation of Margaret Thatcher in the film Iron Lady (they wanted Bela Lugosi, but he was dead).
I got the glare down to a T, especially when I perched the glasses on the end of my nose.
amp;nbsp;"He would glare down at her and say - with a mean attitude - 'You don't need my casino card for this.