dazzle

  • 1Dazzle — may refer to: Glare (vision), difficulty seeing in the presence of bright light Dazzle (fabric), a type of polyester fabric Dazzle (manga), a Japanese manga series by Minari Endoh Dazzle (song), a song by Siouxsie the Banshees Dazzle (video… …

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  • 2Dazzle — Daz zle, v. i. 1. To be overpoweringly or intensely bright; to excite admiration by brilliancy. [1913 Webster] Ah, friend! to dazzle, let the vain design. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To be overpowered by light; to be confused by excess of brightness …

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  • 3Dazzle — Daz zle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dazzled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dazzling}.] [Freq. of daze.] 1. To overpower with light; to confuse the sight of by brilliance of light. [1913 Webster] Those heavenly shapes Will dazzle now the earthly, with their blaze… …

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  • 4dazzle — [v] confuse, amaze astonish, awe, bedazzle, blind, blur, bowl over*, daze, excite, fascinate, glitz*, hypnotize, impress, overawe, overpower, overwhelm, razzle dazzle, strike dumb*, stupefy, surprise; concepts 16,42 Ant. bore …

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  • 5Dazzle — Daz zle, n. A light of dazzling brilliancy. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6dazzle — index delude, discompose, prestige Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7dazzle — late 15c., frequentative of M.E. dasen (see DAZE (Cf. daze)). Originally intrans.; the trans. sense is from 1530s. Related: Dazzled; dazzling …

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  • 8dazzle — ► VERB 1) (of a bright light) blind temporarily. 2) overwhelm with an impressive quality. ► NOUN ▪ blinding brightness. DERIVATIVES dazzlement noun dazzler noun. dazzling adjective …

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  • 9dazzle — [daz′əl] vt. dazzled, dazzling [freq. of DAZE] 1. to overpower or dim the vision of with very bright light or moving lights 2. to confuse, surprise, or overpower as by a brilliant display or exceptional qualities vi. 1. to be overpowered by glare …

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  • 10dazzle — [[t]dæ̱z(ə)l[/t]] dazzles, dazzling, dazzled 1) VERB If someone or something dazzles you, you are extremely impressed by their skill, qualities, or beauty. [V n with n] George dazzled her with his knowledge of the world... Historical novels tend… …

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  • 11dazzle — 1. verb 1) she was dazzled by the headlights Syn: blind temporarily, deprive of sight 2) I was dazzled by the exhibition Syn: overwhelm, overcome, impress, move, stir, affect, touch, awe, overawe …

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  • 12dazzle — I UK [ˈdæz(ə)l] / US verb [transitive, often passive] Word forms dazzle : present tense I/you/we/they dazzle he/she/it dazzles present participle dazzling past tense dazzled past participle dazzled 1) if a bright light dazzles you, you cannot see …

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  • 13dazzle — See: RAZZLE DAZZLE …

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  • 14dazzle — See: RAZZLE DAZZLE …

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  • 15dazzle — verb (dazzled; dazzling) Etymology: frequentative of daze Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to lose clear vision especially from looking at bright light 2. a. to shine brilliantly b. to arouse …

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  • 16dazzle — dazzler, n. dazzlingly, adv. /daz euhl/, v., dazzled, dazzling, n. v.t. 1. to overpower or dim the vision of by intense light: He was dazzled by the sudden sunlight. 2. to impress deeply; astonish with delight: The glorious palace dazzled him.… …

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  • 17dazzle — verb Dazzle is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑light …

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  • 18dazzle — daz|zle [ˈdæzəl] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: daze] 1.) if a very bright light dazzles you, it stops you from seeing properly for a short time ▪ a deer dazzled by the headlights 2.) to make someone feel strong admiration ▪ As children, we were …

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  • 19dazzle — daz|zle1 [ dæzl ] verb transitive often passive 1. ) if a bright light dazzles you, you cannot see for a short period of time 2. ) to impress someone a lot, for example, with your beauty, intelligence, or skill dazzle daz|zle 2 [ dæzl ] noun… …

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  • 20dazzle — See: razzle dazzle …

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