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glaring

glar·ing

glaring

 
pronunciation:
gleI rIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: blindingly bright.
synonyms:
blinding, brilliant
antonyms:
dim, soft
similar words:
blazing, bright, burning, dazzling, glittering, resplendent, shining, vivid
definition 2: embarrassingly conspicuous; obvious.
a glaring slip of the tongue
synonyms:
blatant, conspicuous, egregious, flagrant, obvious
similar words:
apparent, clear, evident, gross, obtrusive, overt, patent, unmistakable
definition 3: staring steadily and hostilely.
a glaring look of hatred
synonyms:
glowering, lowering
similar words:
antagonistic, frowning, hostile, scowling, unfriendly
definition 4: overly or tastelessly showy; gaudy.
synonyms:
flashy, gaudy, showy
similar words:
blatant, garish, loud, meretricious, ostentatious, tawdry
derivations: glaringly (adv.), glaringness (n.)