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glare at someone or something

to scowl at someone or something. Don't glare at me! I glared at the cat and thought mean thoughts.
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glare down on someone or something

 
1. [for someone] to scowl down at someone or something. The judge glared down on the accused. I glared down on the cat, which ignored me, as usual.
2. [for the sun] to burn down brightly on someone or something. The sun glared down on the beach and made the sand hot to the touch. The bright sun glared down on the desert rocks.
See also: down, glare, on

rivet one's gaze on someone or something

 and rivet one's glare on someone or something
Fig. to fasten one's gaze onto someone or something. (As if it were attached by rivets.) He riveted his gaze on the surly young man. Walter riveted his hateful glare on the last page of the contract and sneered.
See also: gaze, on, rivet

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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In order to test our hypothesis we designed an experiment to determine whether or not glaring scenarios could generate not only visual strain, but cognitive strain as well.
The criterion to configure each treatment was to achieve L intensities that, theoretically, were glaring and not glaring.
The subjects demonstrated improved visual performance under glaring light conditions over the course of the test period compared with baseline.
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Statistically, the Clippers might not have looked far behind the Kings in most major categories, except for two glaring shooting stats.
Yes, it is a glaring fact that even those who are able to write the most inelegant sentences are guaranteed a job as long as the sentences are syntactically correct.
We know what you've done before, and we know what you did on this occasion,'' said Deputy District Attorney Ron Bamieh, glaring into the eyes of Jose Maria Garcia, on trial for murder.
Scientists do not yet know whether the Type As who utter hostile remarks while glaring and looking disgusted are at greatest risk for heart disease.
I wish they pitched him last night,'' he added, jokingly glaring across the press tent at Moorpark coach Hector Garcia for his lack of generosity.
Then, the brighter the sun, the darker they get - getting as dark as sunglasses, providing protection in bright, glaring light.
I think that the most glaring common denominator in those six losses is that we didn't take care of the ball," Chelette said.
The ability to correct for the "high order" errors can reduce glaring, blurring and improve contrast.
In its evaluations, CR also found that an SUV's high-mounted lights can be especially glaring.
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uncovers glaring valuation math errors in Goldman Sachs' evaluation of Wallace Computer Services; demands that Wallace: 1) Meet forthwith with Moore Corp.