1 intr; often foll by: at to look or gaze fixedly, often with hostility or rudeness
2 intr (of an animal's fur, bird's feathers, etc.) to stand on end because of fear, ill health, etc.
3 intr to stand out as obvious; glare
stare one in the face to be glaringly obvious or imminent
5 the act or an instance of staring
(Old English starian; related to Old Norse stara, Old High German staren to stare, Greek stereos stiff, Latin consternare to confuse)
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