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  2  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dazzling 
  adj  1:  dazzling;  suggestive  of  the  flashing  of  lightning;  "the 
  skater's  dazzling  virtuosic  leaps";  "these  great  best 
  canvases  still  look  as  astonishing  and  as  invitingly 
  new  as  they  did...when...his  fulgurant  popularity  was 
  in  full  growth"-  Janet  Flanner;  "adventures 
  related...in  a  style  both  vivid  and  fulgurous"-  Idwal 
  Jones  [syn:  {fulgurant},  {fulgurous}] 
  2:  shining  intensely;  "the  blazing  sun";  "blinding  headlights"; 
  "dazzling  snow";  "fulgent  patterns  of  sunlight";  "the 
  glaring  sun"  [syn:  {blazing},  {blinding},  {fulgent},  {glaring}, 
  {glary}] 




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