agaze

adjective
\ə-ˈgāz \

Definition of agaze 

: engaged in the act of gazing

First Known Use of agaze

1720, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agaze

Middle English a gase, from a a- entry 1 + gasen "to gaze entry 1"

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