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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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We're staring down the barrel now, but we've got nine big games left and we have to give it a good go.
In the end, though, it was Rodriguez who did the staring down - at Johnson on the ring floor.
He's also been lauded for staring down the aggressive advances last spring from New York hedge fund Paulson & Co.
Typically, fans might be thankful for being entertained, but are staring down yet another losing season.
Another material that steel is staring down under the hood is powdered metal, which, Anderson admits, has the larger proportion of connecting rod applications under the hoods of cars built in the U.
DUNCAN JAMES tried to woo ViP's very own DEBS at the Brit awards party - by staring down her black dress and prodding her boobs with a cocktail stick.
But by half-time, the visitors were 34-4 adrift and staring down the barrel of a big defeat.
Still, as bad as things look, staring down a second Bush term and a new Attorney General who may top John Ashcroft in his contempt for the rule of law and human rights, Cole sees reasons for optimism.
After an acquittal on charges of conspiracy to procure an abortion, Morgentaler brazenly sat in the visitors' gallery of Queen's Park staring down at Roy McMurtry, Attorney General under the Davis Tories, as he announced that the Crown would appeal.
I don't want to end up here" was all I could think as I looked around this hospital room--institutional-green walls, high-tech medical equipment, a stainless-steel sink, a plastic bucket, an empty bed with an old blanket, and a large TV set staring down at you, delivering the political slogan "Britain on the right track.
Abu Simsim was leaning out the second-floor window of his shop, staring down on the white hairs of the old mystics.