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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agaze, staringadjective

    (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder

    "staring eyes"

    Synonyms:
    sodding(a), complete(a), thoroughgoing(a), staring(a), everlasting(a), agaze, utter(a), perfect(a), gross(a), consummate(a), unadulterated, arrant(a), stark(a), double-dyed(a), pure(a)

    Antonyms:
    closed, mitigated, shut

  2. arrant(a), complete(a), consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a), utter(a), unadulteratedadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    closed, shut, mitigated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "staring":

    watching

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How to use staring in a sentence?

  1. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    There I lay staring upward, while the stars wheeled over... Faint to my ears came the gathered rumour of all lands: the springing and the dying, the song and the weeping, and the slow everlasting groan of overburdened stone.

  2. Read MoreAt first:

    He( kept) staring at me.

  3. Mary Wischhusen:

    I had this beautiful face staring at me as though he belonged there.

  4. Todd Wachtel:

    We all were just kind of staring at( Brady’s name) on the board wondering if anyone was going to do it.

  5. Hajime Kimura:

    I felt a lot while shooting, the most emotional moment was when a horse was shot in its forehead with a gun. ... That was a thought-provoking time for me. I kept staring at the horse changing to meat. I've never seen such a thing before.

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