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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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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.
I thought hopefully, Perhaps a defiant community has reemerged, staring down an oppressive government.
Plus, I don't like strapping on pads everyday and staring down metal coping.
The image of a God who finds value in human agony surfaces again and again in the Torah: in Exodus' portrayal of God's prolonging the suffering of the Hebrew slaves to dramatize the Divine triumph over Pharaoh; in the haunting memory of the dying Moses staring down at the Promised Land God refuses to let him enter; and, most spectacularly, in the Book of Job, in which God murders 10 blameless children and subjects their equally blameless father to disease and destitution in order to win a bet with an obnoxious Heavenly courtier.
Staring down a corridor 12 billion light-years long the Hubble Space Telescope has revealed thousands of previously unseen galaxies that will help scientists decipher the early universe.
A player who is not accustomed to lining up in the trenches is not going to be too fond of lining up over the ball with a band of hostile defenders staring down at him.