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staring

[ stair-ing ]
/ ˈstɛər ɪŋ /
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adjective
gazing fixedly and intently, especially with the eyes wide open: Standing in front of Jane’s staring face, Ravi lifted the conch shell above his head and smashed it into a hundred pieces on the floor.
boldly, inescapably, or obnoxiously conspicuous; glaring: Whenever I dwell on my own shortcomings, they begin to seem mild and harmless, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
adverb
Chiefly British. glaringly or conspicuously; thoroughly (often preceded by stark): This "borrow and spend" policy is stark staring bonkers.
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OTHER WORDS FROM staring

star·ing·ly, adverb
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