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stare         

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      vb  
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  
4    stare one in the face   to be glaringly obvious or imminent  
      n  
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)  
  starer      n  
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stare          [2]  
      n  
Dialect   a starling  
     (Old English stær)  

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stare

  

      vb   gape, gawk, gawp     (Brit. slang)   gaze, goggle, look, ogle, rubberneck     (slang)   watch  

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