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    1. Theo grabs her and kisses her, all the while staring at me

    2. He breathes heavy, staring the dead moose in the eyes

    3. There are probably two dozen women in the town of Sinbara right now staring out the dingy window at their breakfast table and wishing there was someone there to share the view, or wishing they had a view in the sunshine at all

    4. I met Vera in the fish section of the market while staring at the slack-jaw face of a salmon

    5. Underling was still angrily staring at him from the front of the room

    6. She kept staring at the pimples on Ackers’ face

    7. He noticed her staring out of the corner of his eye and looked directly at her, at which point she looked away

    8. She places a cup and saucer in front of me and I find myself staring at it watching the brown liquid swirling in the cup

    9. She sits almost a head taller than me, sipping froth off a White Russian and staring at the back of the bar, as if the —Jager— on the shelf had insulted her mother

    10. ' he replied, frowning slightly and staring at the spoon he is fiddling with

    11. apparently staring at the butter dish

    12. Staring into her cold, dark eyes, Scar wondered if it was already too late

    13. He found the Super Chip! Ackers held it up in his hand, staring at it with awe

    14. He sat cross-legged, staring into the fire

    15. ’ Stephen said, apparently staring at the bedside table

    16. He didn't blink much and kept staring at Peter and twitching his nose

    17. He risked a glance and saw a child staring out of a smudged window, finger lodged up his nostril, digging for gold

    18. Enoch stands by the table staring at the balls as they slowly roll to a stop

    19. John has stopped writing, is staring at the President in obvious shock

    20. The other diners had all stopped their conversations and were staring at the

    21. He rubs his face, gets slowly out of bed, goes and sits in a chair near the bed, staring at Clarisse, naked, dark and beautiful, the sheets wrapped about her body in a haphazard way

    22. He is leaned against a few pillows, staring straight ahead, and she is lying across his chest, looking up at him, watching him carefully

    23. Idly staring off into the distance, I wonder how Dan is

    24. John takes his tray and finds a seat beside an elderly man, who is staring off into space, drooling

    25. He looks around the room, sees other patients staring off into space, chattering to themselves, etc

    26. I find myself staring at the phone once I have put it down … what the hell is Dan playing at? Standing staring at my house for hours on end every evening? Is that legal? Thinking about it, I suppose there isn’t a law against it if he is standing on his property … would it count as stalking?

    27. ’ I told him, ‘They say that Dan Sadler stands staring at the house every evening for hours on end

    28. ‘He’s doing what?’ Stephen asked incredulously, ‘Just staring at the house?’

    29. I’m staring at a rather sparse list of options when the phone rings

    30. Both moons are high in the sky now as Dave staggers along the beach staring at them with his mouth agape

    31. Dave leans over the side of the boat staring at the listless sea

    32. I stand there like a lunatic for slightly longer than is polite … just staring at her and trying to take this in, then, come to my senses suddenly

    33. ’ I said quietly, pausing in my task of sandwich making and staring into the past for a moment, remembering those frightful days when I had tried to sort through the accumulation of a lifetime of marriage

    34. They were all staring at it, twenty one eyes all told, by the time it was close

    35. they lay side by side staring at the rising field of stars that glistened above the olive

    36. endless night, before breaking away and staring out towards the scarred hillsides

    37. John lies on his mattress, staring at the ceiling

    38. John keeps staring at the ceiling

    39. No doubt he will land when no one is looking also, so there is no sense staying up staring at him

    40. He stands, glass stopper in hand, staring into space for several moments before pouring the amber liquid into his glass

    41. He kept walking, staring at the waves around his feet

    42. but here Danton stood, unmoving in the candle glow, staring at his recently departed

    43. In the corner of his eye, a little boy was staring at him

    44. Danton stood perfectly still, his hands thrust into his coat pockets, staring straight

    45. I sat there as I had done for the last few days staring straight ahead and saying nothing

    46. "Gonna need some steady hands," Parker said, staring into the ports on the Chief’s left shoulder

    47. I caressed each object, staring at it, turning it over and over in my shaking hands, discovering the simple joy of some bright plastic birthday nothing as if for the very first time

    48. With the junks and Tipperary and all the Lancers hurtling faster than light towards the Mizar system, it almost seemed for a moment as if they’d made it, as if they’d got away clean, but Jordo had been flying his fighter backwards for at least ten seconds now, staring at the transit’s opening onto the Algol system as it receded

    49. Apollo is also embarrassed when he realizes he's been staring at her this entire time

    50. I cowered before them, staring at them in wide-eyed horror, hopelessly confused

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    Synonyms for "staring"

    arrant complete consummate double-dyed everlasting gross perfect pure sodding staring stark thorough thoroughgoing unadulterated utter agaze

    "staring" definitions

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

    without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers