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Word: glaring

Definition: (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly


Sentences Containing 'glaring'

cried Saint Antoine, after glaring round for a new means of death;``here is one of his soldiers to be left on guard!''
False eyebrows and false moustaches were stuck upon them, and their hideous countenances were all bloody and sweaty, and all awry with howling, and all staring and glaring with beastly excitement and want of sleep.
So capriciously were the people moved, that tears immediately rolled down several ferocious countenances which had been glaring at the prisoner a moment before, as if with impatience to pluck him out into the streets and kill him.
He lay on his back, with his teeth set, his right hand clenched on his breast, and his glaring eyes looking straight upward.
By working in a strong, rather glaring, direct light, he eliminated still further the half tones, and got rid to a great extent of light and shade.
The fires were fiercely glaring from a long row of furnaces, and over them were eight huge boilers!
Opposite, in gilt frame, grandpa and grandma, at thirty and twenty two, stiff, old fashioned, high collared, puff sleeved, glaring pallidly out from a background of solid Egyptian night.
The count, with outstretched neck and glaring eyes, stood in an attitude ready to pounce upon Morrel upon the first occasion.
At the entrance of the room which led to her boudoir, Madame de Villefort was standing erect, pale, her features contracted, and her eyes glaring horribly.
The corpse of Madame de Villefort was stretched across the doorway leading to the room in which Edward must be; those glaring eyes seemed to watch over the threshold, and the lips bore the stamp of a terrible and mysterious irony.
But if there would be a manifest absurdity in turning towards any employment thirty times more of the capital and industry of the country than would be necessary to purchase from foreign countries an equal quantity of the commodities wanted, there must be an absurdity, though not altogether so glaring, yet exactly of the same kind, in turning towards any such employment a thirtieth, or even a three hundredth part more of either.
Were it not better, cruel memory, to remind me and recall what she then did, that stirred by a wrong so glaring I may seek, if not vengeance now, at least to rid myself of life?
These she put down upon the table without a word, glaring at me the while with exemplary firmness, and then retired, locking the door after her.
Ryder stood glaring with a drawn face, uncertain whether to claim or to disown it.
We didn't have no trouble about snags; the lightning was glaring and flittering around so constant that we could see them plenty soon enough to throw her head this way or that and miss them.
'Because,' said the milkman, going on as if he had received no answer, and speaking, as I judged from his tone, rather for the edification of somebody within the house, than of the youthful servant--an impression which was strengthened by his manner of glaring down the passage--'because that there little bill has been running so long, that I begin to believe it's run away altogether, and never won't be heerd of.
said the milkman, still throwing his voice into the house, and glaring down the passage.
I clenched my hands and steadfastly looked into the glaring eyeballs.
Often, when forced from his hammock by exhausting and intolerably vivid dreams of the night, which, resuming his own intense thoughts through the day, carried them on amid a clashing of phrensies, and whirled them round and round and round in his blazing brain, till the very throbbing of his life-spot became insufferable anguish; and when, as was sometimes the case, these spiritual throes in him heaved his being up from its base, and a chasm seemed opening in him, from which forked flames and lightnings shot up, and accursed fiends beckoned him to leap down among them; when this hell in himself yawned beneath him, a wild cry would be heard through the ship; and with glaring eyes Ahab would burst from his state room, as though escaping from a bed that was on fire.
Straightway, then, Gabriel once more started to his feet, glaring upon the old man, and vehemently exclaimed, with downward pointed finger--"Think, think of the blasphemer--dead, and down there!--beware of the blasphemer's end!"
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