Because of its loss to Serbia, Germany could be staring at second place in the group and awaiting the United States.
staring at a midterm catastrophe, the Democrats lob increasingly desperate charges.
The duke and duchess just sat there, smiling, staring out at the crowd.
We were staring at a large circle of burned embers, including what was left of a charred anatomy textbook.
If I were staring out today, I would probably want to have more experience working for other people.
I tore myself away from the staring, curious eyes of the figure.
The big desert farmer was staring at Sara, horror in every line of his face.
Sitting there, and staring straight before him, he did not see them.
And then he went out on deck, staring in the direction of the pursuing vessel.
She had wandered into "Cork" and the three O'Neills surrounded her, staring.
Old English starian "to look fixedly at," from Proto-Germanic *star- "be rigid" (cf. Old Norse stara, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch staren, Old High German staren, German starren "to stare at;" German starren "to stiffen," starr "stiff;" Old Norse storr "proud;" Old High German storren "to stand out, project;" Gothic andstaurran "to be obstinate"), from PIE root *ster- "strong, firm, stiff, rigid" (cf. Lithuanian storas "thick," stregti "to become frozen;" Sanskrit sthirah "hard, firm;" Persian suturg "strong;" Old Church Slavonic staru "old;" cf. sterile and torpor). Not originally implying rudeness. Related: Stared; staring.
"starling," from Old English (see starling).