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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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You would never expect to make a hole-in-one there - you're staring down that hole and the green's like there's dead elephants buried everywhere.
Phil, a pupil at Hebburn's St Joseph's RC Comprehensive, said: "I found myself staring down the barrel of a gun.
David Williams, Ladbrokes "Frankiemania is once again likely to take hold of Town Moor and we'll be staring down the barrel of some lofty liabilities in the St Leger.
Pakistan had started the day staring down the barrel, but Umar Gul gave their fightback impetus with a three-wicket haul.
ANOTHER Laois loss and Damian Fox's boys will be staring down the barrel of relegation.
Staring down the boulevard leading from Wembley Park station after dark it LOOKS like a space ship too, with the sweeping steel arch above lit up like a beacon.
You have no time to go out and get lunch and now you're at work, staring down a row of vending machines.
I spent my first day with a surgical mask on, staring down at Malcolm McDowell's penis," says Hibbert.
Hirsch Perlman's project The Layman's Practical Guide to Interrogation offers strategies for questioning others, including the one outlined in "Silent" Technique (all works 1992) whereby information is elicited simply by staring down one's interlocutor.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is staring down the barrel of a triple-digit loss, which would be the first since February, as we head into the final hours of trading, as 24 of its components have logged a loss.
Taxpayers are already staring down the barrel of water charges, property taxes and a EUR3.
Lyn regales Bob with tall tales of his escapades, including how he once killed a goat by staring down the cloven-hoofed beast.