outstare

outstare

[out-stair]
verb (used with object), outstared, outstaring.
1.
to outdo in staring; stare down.
2.
to cause (someone) discomfort or embarrassment.

Origin:
1590–1600; out- + stare

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outstare

verb
overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring; "He simply stared down his opponent" [syn: stare down
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