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glower at (someone or something)

To look at someone or something with anger or disapproval. She won't come out and say it, but I can tell she's angry by the way she's glowering at me. Julian glowered at his car when it failed to start.
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glower at someone or something

to scowl intently at someone or something. The judge glowered at the irate witness until order was restored. Fred glowered at the painting of his uncle, hating the subject of the picture.
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However, as Odile she glowered balefully, an uninhibitedly histrionic approach." She was also seen to fine advantage as the Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty and as the Mistress of the Copper Mountain in Grigorovich's The Stone Flower.
`I spit at that place every time I go past,' glowered a former resident of the Colebrook Home in South Australia.
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It's here." When I asked the frazzled young pharmacist at the counter if she had been filling a lot of requests for the new blue potency drug, dubbed "Pfizer's Riser," she glowered at me through lowered eyelids.
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When I finally plucked up the courage to ask for his autograph he glowered at me in a way only Charles Bronson can mimic and grumbled: "Alright, but you're the last sodding one!"
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Ross excels at glowering, glaring, seething and fuming, and last night he glowered, glared, seethed and fumed until I thought he'd explode.
The golfer winced, glowered at the man and grabbed the back of his leg as he hobbled up a hill.
Moon just glowered back: "I'll let the talking happen on the pitch."
She had appeared at a party to celebrate the anniversary of his marriage to estranged wife Fergie - who glowered from across the room.