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stare out

(transitive, adverb) to look at (a person or animal) fixedly until his gaze is turned away
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  • He paused an instant longer to stare out into the darkness, then descended quickly.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • And now it was the wife's turn to stare out at the sea and think of Arethusa.

    The Heart of Arethusa Francis Barton Fox
  • We stare out into the night, but can see nothing, for it is pitch-dark.

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • Well, it will soon be dark, and then I can stare out at the stars.

    The New Forest Spy George Manville Fenn
  • The eyes are of white, and so strongly leaded that they seem to stare out of the picture.

    The Story of Chartres Cecil Headlam
  • It hurt to keep his eyes open, but he wanted to stare out of the window.

    This Crowded Earth Robert Bloch
  • He turned to stare out of his open window at the sunlit sea.

  • They stare and stare out of the darkness—and into the darkness.

    Little Eyolf Henrik Ibsen
  • Then he saw his mistress, who hadn't been out of bed for nine weeks, hobble forward and stare out of her bedroom window.

  • It made her blood creep, she said, to stare out into all that solemn water.

    The Great Stone of Sardis Frank R. Stockton

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