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dazzle


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dazzle  \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. 
 
  Those  heavenly  shapes  Will  dazzle  now  the  earthly, 
  with  their  blaze  Insufferably  bright.  --Milton. 
 
  An  unreflected  light  did  never  yet  Dazzle  the  vision 
  feminine.  --Sir  H. 
  Taylor. 
 
  2.  To  bewilder  or  surprise  with  brilliancy  or  display  of  any 
  kind  ``Dazzled  and  drove  back  his  enemies.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dazzle  \Daz"zle\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  be  overpoweringly  or  intensely  bright;  to  excite 
  admiration  by  brilliancy. 
 
  Ah  friend!  to  dazzle,  let  the  vain  design.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  be  overpowered  by  light;  to  be  confused  by  excess  of 
  brightness. 
 
  An  overlight  maketh  the  eyes  dazzle.  --Bacon. 
 
  I  dare  not  trust  these  eyes;  They  dance  in  mists, 
  and  dazzle  with  surprise.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dazzle  \Daz"zle\,  n. 
  A  light  of  dazzling  brilliancy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dazzle 
  n  :  brightness  enough  to  blind  partially  and  temporarily 
  v  :  to  cause  someone  to  lose  clear  vision,  esp.  from  intense 
  light;  "She  was  dazzled  by  the  bright  headlights"  [syn:  {bedazzle}, 
  {daze}] 




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