at close range


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Adv.1.at 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. Their thunder swelled loud and valiant.
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. Even in the midst of the excitement and her terror Meriem found herself wondering at the tenacity of life which the hit man displayed.
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. The wind had been momentarily increasing, and the sun, after a few angry gleams, had disappeared.