glower at (someone or something)

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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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References in classic literature ?
"Teh hell wid him and you," she said, glowering at her daughter in the gloom.
In silence we hastened to the jeddak's palace, where we were immediately admitted to his presence; in fact, he could scarcely wait to see me and was standing erect upon his platform glowering at the entrance as I came in.
I shall be afraid to leave you here with these devilish scoundrels." But when she put the suggestion to Usanga the black immediately suspected some plan to thwart him--possibly to carry him against his will back to the German masters he had traitorously deserted, and glowering at her savagely, he obstinately refused to entertain the suggestion.
He might be glowering at the two of us out of yon whin-bush, and I wouldnae wonder!
So they stood, each with a foot placed at an angle as a brace, and both shoving with might and main, and glowering at each other with hate.
On the second day after the wounding of Black Michael, Clayton came on deck just in time to see the limp body of one of the crew being carried below by four of his fellows while the first mate, a heavy belaying pin in his hand, stood glowering at the little party of sullen sailors.
Then I felt something burning into the back of my head and saw boss Stuart Pearce glowering at me!
Glowering at the dirt their feet are dragging along.
With pieces depicting a variety of suitably fanciful scenes including Captain Death killing off Russ Abbot, A Family of Foxes glowering at some soap and Rudolf Nureyev Imitating a Smew as it passes over his house in the direction of the railway lines, it's easy to see how the art and the comedy intermingle.
I remember when he used to float like a malevolent bat in his make-up and funereal garments glowering at customers in Probe and almost daring them to ask them for a record.
The sight of the once-beautiful Lauren Bacall glowering at Nicole Kidman, pictured below, is still playing on my mind.
Garrison, hunched and glowering at a profound cultural crossroads, is less shocking than befuddling: Is he the last vestige of a culture about to be swept away, or a marker of the rough side of an essential European working class spirit that is bound to endure?