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He told me he’d become painfully aware of “his leer” on Zoom meetings, so he did his best to smile and not talk with his mouth full — awkward on any date, but even more off-putting over video chat.
"It is magnificent to be such a willing—" added Schliemann, sidling up to him with a dreadful leer on his face.
The captain closed one eye, and a leer of subtle cunning overspread his face.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Yezid grinned more savagely than ever; and Mary closed her eyes that she might not see his leer.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
And by the door stood Billy, watching them all like an evil spirit, with a leer of saturnine malice on his evil face.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
"A girl with that beautiful face and form need never starve," returned the old miser, with a significant leer.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
He made no attempt to rise when Richard entered, but waved his pipe flightily in the air, and gave a leer of welcome.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
It was a loutish figure and a singularly repulsive face that I saw, and he gave me the benefit of a very unpleasant leer.
"Merely that he is in hiding—with the lady," said Spivak with a leer.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
The Emperor is not commanding in a lordly voice from a throne, but with a leer and behind a curtain.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS

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