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glare1

glare1

 
 
pronunciation:
gleIr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a light so strong and bright that it hurts the eyes or makes seeing difficult.
I could barely see because of the glare of the sun.
synonyms:
blaze
similar words:
flare, flash, gleam, glow, shine
definition 2: an angry look or stare.
My mother's glare told me that I was in big trouble.
similar words:
frown, goggle, scowl, stare
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: glared, glares, glaring
definition 1: to give off a very bright light or glare.
The sunlight glared off the cars on the expressway.
synonyms:
blaze
similar words:
dazzle, flare, flash, gleam, glisten, glitter, radiate, shine
definition 2: to stare steadily or angrily.
The teacher glared at the noisy students.
synonyms:
scowl
similar words:
frown, stare
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