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Synonyms of staring

Verb


1. gaze, stare, look

usage: look at with fixed eyes; "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"

2. stare, look

usage: fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"

Adjective


1. agaze, staring, open (vs. closed), opened

usage: (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder; "staring eyes"

2. arrant(prenominal), complete(prenominal), consummate(prenominal), double-dyed(prenominal), everlasting(prenominal), gross(prenominal), perfect(prenominal), pure(prenominal), sodding(prenominal), stark(prenominal), staring(prenominal), thoroughgoing(prenominal), utter(prenominal), unadulterated, unmitigated (vs. mitigated)

usage: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"

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