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glare1

glare1

 
 
pronunciation:
gleIr
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a steady, blinding light.
We shaded our eyes from the glare of the noonday sun.
synonyms:
blaze, brightness, brilliance
similar words:
flare, flash, gleam, glow, radiance, shine
definition 2: an unwavering, hostile look or stare.
She faced him with an angry glare.
synonyms:
glower
similar words:
frown, goggle, lower, scowl, stare
definition 3: showiness or garishness.
The actress needed time away from the glare of Hollywood.
synonyms:
garishness, showiness
similar words:
ostentation
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: glared, glares, glaring
definition 1: to give off a steady, blinding light.
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 hostilely.
We blurted out the truth, and our father glared at us in anger and disbelief.
synonyms:
glower, scowl
similar words:
frown, look daggers at, lower, stare
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to show with a glaring look.
She glared her contempt at the smug members of the committee.
similar words:
frown, scowl
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