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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of leer.


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  • A smiling, sundarkened face leered out at me; broken teeth – and was that a straw hanging limply from his lips?

    2009 July « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • The faces leered around her; the foreign jabbering hurt her ears.


  • Nightmarish faces leered at her out of alleyways and she took off running, blindly, desperately, terrified.


  • He turned and leered at Jane, as if planning to attack her next.


  • But that was hard to believe when the wires squirmed in her hands, when Signor Luciano and Nico leered at her, when Signora Luciano yelled at her, when everyone she loved was so far away.


  • Michael leered, and I hit him again, then kissed him long and hard while cars flew past us, honking and weaving in and out of lanes.

    Skipping a Beat

  • Mr. WOODS: And implying that they're going to be getting leered at in the showers, and that they're going to have to room with some flamboyant person who's going to try to force themselves upon them.

    Coming Out From Life Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

  • And the looks they cast upon her were black and frowning, save -- and far worse -- where the merrier souls leered patronizingly into her face and chuckled unmentionable things.


  • She was groped, leered at, heckled, and reduced to tears.

    Oh How We Laughed……But Not Too Loudly. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Here, nothing leered at her; here, the only noise was the pleasant sound of a band playing a Charleston.

    Charlotte’s Family Tree « A Fly in Amber


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