stare down

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Synonyms for stare down

overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring

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The 22-year-old quick, who has resumed training with the Test squad, is set to stare down fans outside Gate 3 on Wednesday, News.
At about 4:50, after a 10-minute stare down we both tucked back in and sat down.
AS we stare down the barrel of three million unemployed by the end of next year, a thought occurs.
The notebook PC is fast-becoming the standard PC choice in homes and offices, but its compact form often comes at the expense of comfort as people assume awkward postures to type and stare down at low-lying screens.
She taught them how to stare down the biggest baddest foe anyone could face.
Reagan, Bush 41 and 43, Clinton, Cheney, and Quayle all stare down at customers--though none has actually dropped in for a trim, many of their staffers have been regulars.