Example sentences for: stares

How can you use “stares” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Their eldest daughter, ironically named Unity (Stanley and Hilda were divorced on her seventh birthday), stares accusingly out of the wonderful portrait Hilda, Unity and Dolls (1937).

  • The camera stares, unblinking, at Steven in conversation with uncomprehending or contemptuous superiors.

  • He says his last words and then stares out at each of us, one by one, as the guards stuff a gag into his mouth.

  • Sometimes, as in the case of the 19-year-old protagonist of Lucy , a Kincaid heroine gets so fed up that she moves to the United States (as Kincaid did, at 17)--but there she only finds more fuel for her anger in the pitying stares of unconsciously racist white liberals.

  • By the time they reached the 1930s, on the third floor, most viewers were exhibiting the dead-eyed stares of the Dust Bowl farmers in the Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange photographs on the walls.


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