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verb as in gape, watch

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Under the unflinching stares of armed KGB agents, workers lifted the Luna onto the train.

They traveled to Michigan with the same aspirations, but Tuesday’s game ended with blank stares from the players on the bench and a clearer view of how much they need to improve.

At one point in the series — when Selena y Los Dinos are still traveling in their now-famed Big Bertha tour bus, Selena asks if anyone thinks about their purpose in the world and is met with blank stares.

I’ve talked to a bunch of people over the last few years, both within the media and outside, and mostly I get blank stares.

The kid moved back to the corner of the building, stared at the car.

Heads turned and people stared for a minute, as three policemen him pulled out of the chamber.

An older bro wore a red bow tie and a yarmulke emblazoned with the “TEAM MITCH” logo as he stared down at his smartphone intently.

Seventy-two hours into his trip, and Breman had already stared the virus in the face.

They stared as we bounced along outrageously potholed roads.

The Goblin stared about him in a dazed manner for a moment, and then said, "Sindbad the Sailor's house."

He stared at his men, astonished and impatient at this strange disobedience.

Robin Hood stared at him for a moment with a puzzled expression, and then walked into his little shop, and Davy turned away.

At this the animals stared mournfully at him for a moment, and then rose up and walked gravely away.

No one could appreciate better than ourselves the unpleasant possibilities that stared us in the face.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stared, such as: peer, beam, glare, look, gawk, and rubberneck.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.