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fixate

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

fixate

verb

1: attach (oneself) to a person or thing in a neurotic way; "He fixates on his mother, even at the age of 40"

2: pay attention to exclusively and obsessively; "The media are fixating on Princess Diana's death"

3: make fixed, stable or stationary; "let's fix the picture to the frame" [syn: {fixate}, {fix}]

4: become fixed (on); "Her eyes fixated on a point on the horizon" [syn: {fixate}, {settle on}]


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