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synonyms for staring

  • open
  • yawning
  • ajar
  • astonished
  • awestruck
  • confounded
  • overwhelmed
  • shocked
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How to use staring in a sentence

One comes to know the fixed stares or the refusal to meet my gaze in the hall and things like that.
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We stood staring after the fugitives in perfect bewilderment, totally unable to explain their apparently causeless panic.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
And after staring at him a few moments longer she turned her head to look at Grandfather Mole.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He saw them standing at street corners, watchfully staring lest they should miss the form of joy.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Tom sat for a long time before the open window in a state of half stupor, staring at the pictures his mind offered automatically.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She took to staring out across the grounds again, and one hand drew up slowly till it was doubled into a tight-shut little fist.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was not possible to deceive himself an instant longer, for the naked truth lay staring into his eyes.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Again she hesitated and glanced rapidly at Sir Lucien, but he was staring coolly in another direction.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Fists clenched, he stood staring at the closed door, and his fresh color slowly deserted him and left him pale.
DOPESAX ROHMER
But the grip was immovable, and he found himself staring into the unemotional face of Seton Pasha.
DOPESAX ROHMER
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WORDS RELATED TO STARING

  • ajar
  • astonished
  • awestruck
  • confounded
  • open
  • overwhelmed
  • shocked
  • staring
  • yawning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.