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Synonyms of glowering

Verb


1. glower, glare, stare

usage: look at with a fixed gaze; "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her"

2. frown, glower, lour, lower, grimace, make a face, pull a face

usage: look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

Adjective


1. dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen, ill-natured (vs. good-natured)

usage: showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"

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