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1‘she glared at him, her eyes flashing’
stare angrily, scowl, glower, look daggers, frown, lour, give someone a black look, look menacingly, look threateningly
informal give someone a dirty look, give someone a death stare
Scottish archaic glunch
2‘the sun glared out of a clear blue sky’
blaze, be dazzling, be blinding, shine brightly, flare, flame, beam
1‘she gave Harley a cold glare’
angry stare, scowl, glower, frown, black look, menacing look, threatening look
informal dirty look, death stare
2‘the harsh glare of the arc lights’
strong light, dazzling light, blaze, dazzle, shine, beam, flare
radiance, brilliance, luminescence, fluorescence
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