staring


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

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But I did not notice the door from the passage softly and slowly open at that instant and a figure come in, stop short, and begin staring at us in perplexity I glanced, nearly swooned with shame, and rushed back to my room.
Jo stands staring and is still staring when she recovers herself.
I don't know nothink of consequential ground," says Jo, still staring.
I like it," said Button-Bright, who was staring hard at the musicker, his little legs spread wide apart.
The captain was staring from the doorway of his state-room.
But," said Flambeau, as the priest put his cigar in his mouth again and leaned back, staring at the roof, "suppose somebody else did use the scissors.
Father Brown was still leaning back and staring at the roof, but he took his cigar out of his mouth and said: "Quinton never did commit suicide.
He gave the captain a glance that meant the boy was dead as plain as speaking, and took his place like the rest of us; so that we all three stood without a word, staring down at Mr.
We were alone, and he had been staring at me a long time, when all at once, up he got, as pale as death, and came close up to me, to my great terror.
Two maidservants walking along the platform turned their heads, staring at her and making some remarks about her dress.
Everything in Marseilles, and about Marseilles, had stared at the fervid sky, and been stared at in return, until a staring habit had become universal there.
Far away the staring roads, deep in dust, stared from the hill-side, stared from the hollow, stared from the interminable plain.
The informer wiped his brow ruefully as he said it, sitting in his boat and always staring disconsolate.
While they were doing so, Riderhood still sat staring disconsolate.
I was staring at the strange message which I had scrawled, as he deciphered it, upon a sheet of foolscap on my knee.