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stare

(stār),
1. To look intently or fixedly.
2. An intent gaze.
[A.S. starian]

stare

(stār) [AS. starian]
To gaze fixedly at anyone or anything.
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Yeltsin has sacked his premier and cabinet and stared down impeachment proceedings this month.
And since then, a photograph of Heseltine, inset, has stared down at Robin from the wall of his local barber's.
The Angels slugger stared down Littleton and Angels players shouted toward the mound from the dugout.
Famously raised in a dysfunctional family - the story of how young Billy stared down his alcoholic, physically abusive stepfather was early on made part of his legend - Clinton has himself emerged as a passive-aggressive national patriarch who alternates between fits of angry, finger-waving indignation and dew-eyed, lip-biting confessions before announcing that, starting tomorrow, he will be a changed man.
He stared down the hysterical demands for those terrorist-friendly, no-background-check driver's licenses for illegal immigrants.
They stared down Winter Games anxiety, shrugged off nervousness, made a mockery of stress.
First voters in the Ukraine stared down government tampering and Russian meddling to demand a fair and democratic election.
Kobe Bryant walked up, stared down, grinned in disbelief.