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without displaying response, as surprise, confusion, or chagrin:
an unblinking reaction to the charges.
not varying or wavering; fearless; forthright:
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He looks me right back for an instant,
, making contact with an adult as kids rarely do.
The bird, perched
on a low branch not ten feet away, hooted a rising scale as if whistling through a slide flute.
It's the professional in me always seeing with the
eye and hearing with a critical ear.
talking points really grind against that jokey-pokey-two-thumbs-up-wink-smile delivery.
He stares out at the field, his eyes
and an expression of fierce determination on his face.
Maybe you're uncomfortable with the notion of an
, robotic eye in the sky that can watch your every move.
yellow eyes are fixed for eternity on its tail.
He learned to stare
at people, and he perfected long silences punctuated by staccato bursts of fast talking.
In one fluid,
motion, he picked up the gum and tossed it back in his mouth.
It takes special enthusiasm and courage to perform emergency medical skills under the
gaze of colleagues and friends.
British Dictionary definitions for
showing no visible response or emotion
not wavering through trepidation or fear
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Whatever patch of limb he gazes on with unblinking eyes, I cover up but I want him to see it all...