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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 stare, v. i. [imp. & p. p. stared p. pr. & vb. n. staring.]
 1. To look with fixed eyes wide open, as through fear, wonder, surprise, impudence, etc.; to fasten an earnest and prolonged gaze on some object.
    For ever upon the ground I see thee stare.   --Chaucer.
    Look not big, nor stamp, nor stare, nor fret.   --Shak.
 2. To be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence, color, or brilliancy; as, staring windows or colors.
 3. To stand out; to project; to bristle. [Obs.]
    Makest my blood cold, and my hair to stare.   --Shak.
    Take off all the staring straws and jags in the hive.   --Mortimer.
 Syn: -- To gaze; to look earnestly. See Gaze.