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Synonyms for cold-eyed

unaffected by strong emotion or prejudice

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Edward Fox was also the cold-eyed Jackal in The Day of the Jackal (1973), and played Harold Macmillan in A Letter of Resignation to such effect that to many critics he really was the shattered and disillusioned Prime Minister himself.
Yet the cold-eyed tycoon, together with fellow Dragon Theo Paphitis, has pumped money into a pioneering group that mixes dance and circus skills in stunning performances.
He understands Theo Walcott is a fragile character, Bambi in a world populated by cold-eyed predators.
And, while Podhoretz writes that both the leaders and the populations of the Allied nations exhibited "a cold-eyed singleness of purpose that helped break the will and the back of their enemies," the fact is that the Dresden bombing, which had dubious strategic and psychological value, was hugely controversial at the time.
Jane Mayhall's first full-length collection of poems, published at the age of eighty-five, is an urgent, aggrieved, cold-eyed, and passionate response to life, provoked in large part by death.
It is a place of chilling weather, cold-eyed natives and deep, dark and nasty secrets.
We're told that winning isn't everything, that cheats never prosper, that a desire to win at all costs is the province of cold-eyed, cold-hearted fanatics who have lost sight of the beauty of pure competition.
Setting aside all the emotional arguments, the actuaries' cold-eyed verdict is in.
PARIS -- The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including one from France and possibly two from Britain, as the extremist group tries to show a global reach.
Prosecutor Francois Molins identified the man as Maxime Hauchard, one of at least three young Europeans believed among the cold-eyed fighters on the video as the extremist Islamic State group tries to portray itself as an international movement.
It's an abstract, imprecise label, but when it is laid on Obama, it is intended to describe his cold-eyed emphasis on core American interests, rather than, say, on the promotion of rights or democratic politics abroad.
With one sequence that will trouble vertigo sufferers, no make-up and a double-chin at times, Aniston's often cold-eyed, biting performance might have earned her a Best Actress Oscar nomination in another year, especially as director Danny Barnz sensibly delays unfolding her character's back story.
WITH a sickly grin of gratitude, Syrian tyrant Bashar al-Assad shakes hands with a cold-eyed Vladimir Putin, the man propping up his brutal regime.
Praise Now, though, Fellaini is a vital cog for the team with Van Gaal claiming he is more cold-eyed than some of United's flashier stars.
Cold-eyed |killer: Right, Daniel Craig's 007 is far closer to the callous assassin of the Fleming novels.