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"Ready to chastise insolence, sir," cried Alleyne with flashing eyes.

The reporter stood with clenched fists and flashing eyes, hesitating.

Miss Curtis sat up in her chair, and her eyes were flashing indignation.

His eyes were flashing eagerly here and there over the strange throng.

As he worked, a thousand pictures were flashing through his mind.

She tied a knot with flashing eyes, as if it throttled a foe.

"His eyes were flashing so that they lighted up all his head," answered Kirsty.

There was one flashing glimpse of conning tower, smashed plates.

She turned towards him quickly, and with a scornful look and flashing eyes.

It was black, caught at one shoulder with a flashing green stone.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, of light; present participle adjective from flash (v.).

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