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 for To stare in the face
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stare \Stare\ (st[^a]r), v. t.
     To look earnestly at; to gaze at.
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           I will stare him out of his wits.        --Shak.
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     To stare in the face, to be before the eyes, or to be
        undeniably evident. "The law . . . stares them in the face
        whilst they are breaking it." --Locke.
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