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And the way they’re keeping you cooped up here, not letting you see your daddy and all, never getting to go out, missing all the things other little girls have … it just about makes me sick.’
Now he allowed his good eye to blaze out at her, scaring her a little.
Source: Firestarter by Stephen King
Context: The character is one-eyed pirate hitman.

If your eyes blaze out at somone, you look at them with screwed up face and strong angry emotion, right?

to blaze is to shine brightly or powerfully • the sun blazed down • ‹figurative› Barbara's eyes were blazing with anger.

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  • PaulQ

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    English - England
    e allowed his good eye to blaze out at her, -> metaphorical - to stare in a fiery (probably threatening/angry) manner.
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