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glare at (someone or something)

To look at someone or something with anger. Vivian always used to glare at me, so I thought for sure she didn't like me. Glaring at that parking ticket won't make it go away, you know.
See also: glare

glare down

1. To shine or glow powerfully on someone or something. I hope you put on sunscreen, considering how the sun is glaring down on us today.
2. To look someone with intensity so that they yield or submit. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "glare" and "down." That woman kept glaring me down until I gave her the last cherry pie, even though I'd picked it up first.
3. To look at someone or something with anger or disappointment. Glaring down at that parking ticket won't make it go away, you know.
See also: down, glare

glare down on (someone or something)

1. To shine or glow powerfully on someone or something. I hope you put on sunscreen, considering how the sun is glaring down on us today.
2. To look at someone or something with anger or disappointment. Glaring down on that parking ticket won't make it go away, you know. What are you glaring down on me for? I'm not the one who said it!
See also: down, glare, on

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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The criterion to configure each treatment was to achieve L intensities that, theoretically, were glaring and not glaring.
At a ceremony in Dudley marking the 50th anniversary of the tragic crash, the glaring inaccuracy on a sympathy card to the legendary Manchester United player signed from the town's Labour MP Ian Austin and three local councillors reads "on this 25th anniversary of your tragic death".
"President Carter's book on the Middle East, a title too inflammatory to even print, is not based on unvarnished analyses; it is replete with factual errors, copied materials not cited, superficialities, glaring omissions, and simply invented segments.
Gays and lesbians were notably absent from two other "boomer retreat" sub-genre films, John Sayles's Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980) and Lawrence Kasdan's The Big Chill (1983); a glaring absence, considering the massive influence the gay liberation movement had on this generation.
The obfuscation also darkens the fact, otherwise a glaring fact, that with rare exceptions these universities and institutes are not at all involved in any fundamental "cutting edge" research.
The most glaring thing about the photo is that one of his flags is folded incorrectly.
Forced to break limestone under the glaring su n during his twenty-eight-year incarceration on Robben Island, Mandela suffered retinal damage that left him unable to cry.
This point was chosen because it corresponds to the point B 50 L of the European beam pattern, the so-called glaring point in the beam pattern that causes the largest glare illuminance.
Your blurry vision is telling you it's time to visit your eye doctor, but your wallet is blinded by the prices glaring from the walls and showcases in your local optometrist's office.
Right-Back Ross Davidson was carried off on a stretcher injured after a glaring goalfront miss.
Ano said glaring violations of environmental and building rules, like establishments being built too near the sea, 'would not be possible without building and construction permits issued by the LGU (local government unit).'