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  • I turned, trying to send a hard-eyed stare toward the fools.

    Fire The Sky

  • Gone is Angry Lance, the hard-eyed, hard-bitten competitor who often argued with the media and fans and cut an image of remoteness and inaccessibility.

    Upbeat Armstrong 'a good bloke' in return to cycling

  • The mother is played by Lubna Azabal with hard-eyed ferocity she was also the best thing about the drearily arty HERE, my fifth film of the day.

    Marshall Fine: Live From Sundance 2011: Day 2

  • With her hard-eyed stares and dead-soul demeanor, there's no one meaner on TV.

    Watercooler: The Best Revenge

  • Or, the other one where bikini-clad, hard-eyed Euro-hos jump right out at you in the street, grab you by the arm, and squeal, Hiyeee!

    Boing Boing

  • Even if Harbaugh's hard-eyed intensity can be a little grating, it's tough to bicker with the result.

    San Francisco Is Very Hard to Hate

  • The Australian author John Flanagan seems to have his finger on this pulsing anxiety; it certainly explains the enormous success of his recently concluded "Ranger's Apprentice" series, in which young warriors in an alternate Viking society grow to maturity under the hard-eyed and sometimes wise-cracking guidance of adult mentors.

    In Brief: Children's Books

  • Within moments, the world exploded in furious debate over 38 minutes worth of hard-eyed Baghdad gunfire and death back in 2007.

    Phil Bronstein: The Wikileaks Incident: How Social Media has Changed Warfare Coverage

  • The rest have to make do with a series of hard-eyed looks and gunplay, instead of characters (except for Saldana, who looks lost playing a pawn in the chess game between Jake and Ghost).

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Takers

  • Both men are veteran political survivors and hard-eyed realists, and their ties seem to have grown stronger even as political strains between the White House and Prime Minister Netanyahu have increased.

    U.S. and Israel Spar, but Defense Ties Are Strong

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