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synonyms for frowning

  • glowering
  • grim
  • irritable
  • sulky
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How to use frowning in a sentence

With beating heart, but steady hand and frowning eye, he advanced another step and found—that the object was a yellow stone!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Something seemed to puzzle him, for he was frowning, but by and by the old cynical smile came back.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Ward, panic stricken and terrified, looked up at Mr. Peck, who stood frowning down at the pair.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But Walter Harkness, standing at the window, stared out from troubled, frowning eyes that saw nothing of the kaleidoscopic scene.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
She stood thinking, her fine face, so open-browed and purely lined, frowning and distressed.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
He pressed his knuckles against his lips and said, frowning, Well, that leaves only one more thing to do.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
After frowning over the communication, Colonel Lewis read it aloud to some of his officers and expressed himself very forcefully.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
His pictures, however, were coloured by his gay mood; there were no frowning portraits, and their smiles were all broad grins.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Henri signed to his companions to remain on the threshold, and advanced to the bed, frowning, but silent.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
He worked rapidly, humming to himself, frowning occasionally and stepping back to study the result with dissatisfied glances.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO FROWNING

  • dour
  • forbidding
  • frowning
  • glowering
  • glum
  • ominous
  • scowling
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • threatening
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