Word:

Gaze

Pronunciation: gāz
v. i.1.To fix the eyes in a steady and earnest look; to look with eagerness or curiosity, as in admiration, astonishment, or with studious attention.
[imp. & p. p. Gazed (gāzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Gazing.]
Why stand ye gazing up into heaven?
- Acts i. 11.
v. t.1.To view with attention; to gaze on .
And gazed a while the ample sky.
- Milton.
n.1.A fixed look; a look of eagerness, wonder, or admiration; a continued look of attention.
2.The object gazed on.
Made of my enemies the scorn and gaze.
- Milton.
At gaze
a - (Her.) With the face turned directly to the front; - said of the figures of the stag, hart, buck, or hind, when borne, in this position, upon an escutcheon.
b - In a position expressing sudden fear or surprise; - a term used in stag hunting to describe the manner of a stag when he first hears the hounds and gazes round in apprehension of some hidden danger; hence, standing agape; idly or stupidly gazing.
Noun1.gaze - a long fixed look; "he fixed his paternal gaze on me"
Synonyms: regard
Verb1.gaze - look at with fixed eyes; "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"
Synonyms: stare
admire, be amazed, be astonished, be vigilant, be watchful, bedroom eyes, bore, come-hither look, contemplate, crane, crane the neck, evil eye, eye, eyeball, follow, gape, gaup, gawk, gaze at, gaze open-mouthed, glad eye, glare, gloat, glower, glowering look, have a looksee, hold in view, keep in sight, keep in view, keep under observation, look after, look at, look on, look upon, malocchio, marvel, ogle, peek, peep, peer, penetrating look, reconnoiter, regard, rubberneck, scout, scrutinize, see, spy upon, stand aghast, stand on tiptoe, stare at, stare down, stare hard, stare openmouthed, whammy, wonder
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