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Stare vs. watch #1 (permalink) Wed Dec 13, 2006 1:16 am   Stare vs. watch
 

Synonyms Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #123 "Synonyms for see and watch", question 6

When Julia saw her husband with another woman, she was so shocked that she could do nothing but ......... at him in disbelief.

(a) watch
(b) peer
(c) gaze
(d) stare

Synonyms Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #123 "Synonyms for see and watch", answer 6

When Julia saw her husband with another woman, she was so shocked that she could do nothing but stare at him in disbelief.

Correct answer: (d) stare

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When Julia saw her husband with another woman, she was so shocked that she could do nothing but watch at him in disbelief.
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is there any connotation between the verbs to fixe up and to stare ?
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Stare vs. watch #2 (permalink) Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:20 am   Stare vs. watch
 

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I'm not aware of any. Could you use them in an example sentence?
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