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glaring


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glare  \Glare\  (gl[^a]r),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Glared};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Glaring}.]  [OE.  glaren,  gloren;  cf  AS  gl[ae]r 
  amber,  LG  glaren  to  glow  or  burn  like  coals,  D.  gloren  to 
  glimmer;  prob.  akin  to  E.  glass.] 
  1.  To  shine  with  a  bright,  dazzling  light. 
 
  The  cavern  glares  with  new-admitted  light.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  look  with  fierce,  piercing  eyes;  to  stare  earnestly, 
  angrily,  or  fiercely. 
 
  And  eye  that  scorcheth  all  it  glares  upon  --Byron. 
 
  3.  To  be  bright  and  intense,  as  certain  colors;  to  be 
  ostentatiously  splendid  or  gay. 
 
  She  glares  in  balls,  front  boxes,  and  the  ring. 
  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glaring  \Glar"ing\,  a. 
  Clear;  notorious;  open  and  bold;  barefaced;  as  a  glaring 
  crime.  --  {Glar"ing*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glaring 
  adj  1:  shining  intensely;  "the  blazing  sun";  "blinding  headlights"; 
  "dazzling  snow";  "fulgent  patterns  of  sunlight";  "the 
  glaring  sun"  [syn:  {blazing},  {blinding},  {dazzling}, 
  {fulgent},  {glary}] 
  2:  conspicuously  and  outrageously  bad  or  reprehensible;  "a 
  crying  shame";  "an  egregious  lie";  "flagrant  violation  of 
  human  rights";  "a  glaring  error";  "gross  ineptitude"; 
  "gross  injustice";  "rank  treachery"  [syn:  {crying(a)},  {egregious}, 
  {flagrant},  {gross},  {rank}] 




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