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  • Get out of there this minute, you fool, and go open the car door, she said, mean-voiced, mean-eyed, continuing on to the parking lot.

    THE ORCHID

  • "I'm going to tell you too much now," he said, then signaled the mean-eyed waitress and ordered two Polar Bear sandwiches and one garlic fry plate, said we can share.

    Tenders

  • At an auction in the plaza, he purchased a “Genuine Mexican Plug” for twenty-seven dollars the only bid and attempted to mount and ride the black, mean-eyed animal, which “had as many humps and corners on him as a dromedary.”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • It was easy to spot Dracula; he was big, black, mean-eyed, drooling foam, punching dirt with his ragged front hooves, kicking at the pen fence with his hind legs.

    The Body Ricardo

  • When I look at some of the mean-eyed, slack-jawed, often unhealthily obese participants in the anti (fill in blank, but currently "health care") rallies -- many exhibiting semi-literate, misinformed, even misspelled, hate-filled signs and T shirt slogans -- I feel that we are failing on both counts.

    first, do no harm

  • If Dobrynin failed to carry out his orders precisely as they were written, he would be relieved of his command and Strelbitski would take his place, and there was no doubt at all that that mean-eyed, thin-lipped reptile would carry out the orders ... and even enjoy doing so.

    Countdown

  • He turned a face of mean-eyed fury in my direction and easily transferred his hatred.

    Longshot

  • The prickly, mean-eyed Sweet Home girl he knew as Halle's girl was obedient (like Halle), shy (like Halle), and work-crazy (like Halle).

    Beloved

  • There have been some tough nuts wearing the no 6 shirt down the years, mean-eyed, nasty beggars who were there to add a hard edge to the loose play.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • From the charging, aggressive Barroth to the dancing Qurepeco, the mean-eyed Rathian to the sinuous Lagiacrus, they exude power and personality.

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