at close range

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: close range - very closeat close range - very close; "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"; "even firing at close range he missed"
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Immense, I tell you," persisted Madame Ratignolle, surveying the sketches one by one, at close range, then holding them at arm's length, narrowing her eyes, and dropping her head on one side.
The men in blue were intent with the despair of their circum- stances and they seized upon the revenge to be had at close range.
Appreciation of these physical attributes came later, of course, when I had better opportunity to study the men at close range and under circumstances less fraught with danger and excitement.
Deliberately Malbihn put two more bullets into his friend's body at close range.
Luckily for him the niggers are only good at close range.
It was clear that this had been fired at close range and that he had received the whole charge in the face, blowing his head almost to pieces.
She was a pretty sight, leaping and flying toward us, and evidently bound to pass at close range.
Shyness barred him from the evening gatherings, and what was going on in that house, with young bloods like Ted Pringle, Albert Parsons, Arthur Brown, and Joe Blossom (to name four of the most assiduous) exercising their fascinations at close range, he did not like to think.
One of them drew out a pistol and fired at him repeatedly at close range and he died on-the-spot," Northeast district police chief Assistant Commissioner Gan Kong Meng ( http://www.
Cannabis-smoking loner David Bradley, 43, shot his uncle, aunt and two cousins at close range with a silenced 7.