verb (used without object), stared, star·ing.
verb (used with object), stared, star·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM starestarer, nounstar·ing·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for stare
"How low this Court's respect for stare decisis has sunk," Sotomayor wrote.Supreme Court rules against juvenile sentenced to life without parole|Robert Barnes|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
In their midst stands a soldier with the Lebanese armed forces in a red beret, sporting an assault rifle and an unblinking stare.
Then he's quiet, while I, nonplussed, just stare until he adds, “The camera must never move.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the case of Steven Eugene Washington, nothing more than a blank stare made him a target for police bullets.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls|Emily Shire|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The teen refused to drop his knife, according to officers, fixed them with “a 100-yard stare,” and walked toward them.
“Hell yeah,” he says with a smile and a piercing, blue-eyed stare.My Bizarre Night With James Deen, Libertarian Porn Star|Emily Shire|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Blanche sat there with her little excited, yet innocent—too innocent—stare; her eyes followed Mrs. Vivian's.Confidence|Henry James
At the station the head porter received their inquiry for a Bradshaw with a dull stare and a shake of the head.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Among others, an Abb thrice lifted his fork to his mouth, and thrice laid it down, with an eager stare of surprise.
The poor child didn't understand why Teacher Thomas should stare so at her, and she let out one long, unending bleat.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Jessie forbade her chum to tell, by a hard stare and a determined shake of her head.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose