outstare outstare

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. He was a hero because he seemed to outstare history, reversing trends and forces that had seemed irrevocable.
  2. Portraits of his ecclesiastical ancestors outstare each other from the high walls, and in winter a fire crackles on a Tudor hearth.
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ennui ennui
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