gaze

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noun
ADJECTIVE
direct, fixed, level, steady, watchful

She felt embarrassed under his steady gaze.

intense, intent, penetrating, piercing, searching
clear
cold, cool, hard, icy, steely
angry, critical, stern, withering
curious, questioning
blue, dark, grey/gray, etc.

His deep blue gaze held hers.

public (figurative)

Rock stars are constantly exposed to the public gaze.

VERB + GAZE
direct, fix (sb with), focus, turn

They fixed their gaze on the dark line of the coast ahead.

She fixed him with a level gaze.

He turned his gaze on me.

catch, meet, return

She refused to meet my gaze.

hold
follow

I followed her gaze and spotted a lion on the horizon.

avert, drop, lower, shift, tear

She deliberately averted her gaze when he came in.

Carla tore her gaze from the sea.

avoid

She avoided his gaze.

GAZE + VERB
drift, flick, flicker, move, roam (sth), shift, sweep (sth), travel, wander

His gaze flickered over the room.

His gaze flickered for an instant.

follow sth

Her gaze followed Simon's through the archway.

fix on sth, lock (with sth), meet sth

Her gaze fixed on his and held it unblinkingly.

His gaze locked with hers.

hold sth
linger, rest

Rebecca's gaze rested on the child thoughtfully.

fall

Her gaze fell on Kate's tousled hair.

narrow

The dark gaze narrowed.

PREPOSITION
under sb's gaze

He blushed under her angry gaze.

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verb
ADVERB
intently, steadily

He gazed steadily into the distance.

absently, blankly

He gazed absently at the passing crowd.

dreamily, thoughtfully, wistfully
admiringly, adoringly, fondly, longingly, lovingly

She gazed admiringly up at him.

down, out, up

He gazed out over the lake.

PREPOSITION
at

Every one gazed at her beautiful jewels.

in

They gazed in wonder at the mighty peaks.

into

She gazed steadily into his face.


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  • Gaze — [ˈɡaːzə] oder Mull [mʊl] ist ein leichtes, halbdurchsichtiges Gewebe in Dreher , Scheindreher oder Leinwandbindung, wobei die Fäden in Dreherbindung weniger gegeneinander versetzt sind als in den beiden letztgenannten Arten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Gaze — Gaze, n. 1. A fixed look; a look of eagerness, wonder, or admiration; a continued look of attention. [1913 Webster] With secret gaze Or open admiration him behold. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The object gazed on. [1913 Webster] Made of my enemies… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gaze — vb Gaze, gape, stare, glare, peer, gloat are comparable when meaning to look at long and attentively, but they vary greatly in their implications of attitude and motive. Gaze implies fixed and prolonged attention (as in admiration, curiosity, or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Gaze — (g[=a]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gazed} (g[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gazing}.] [OE. gasen, akin to dial. Sw. gasa, cf. Goth. us gaisjan to terrify, us geisnan to be terrified. Cf. {Aghast}, {Ghastly}, {Ghost}, {Hesitate}.] To fix the eyes in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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