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English Dictionary: glaring by the DICT Development Group
3 results for glaring
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
glaring
adj
  1. shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"
    Synonym(s): blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, 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"
    Synonym(s): crying(a), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Glare \Glare\ (gl[acir]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glared}; p. pr.
      & vb. n. {Glaring}.] [OE. glaren, gloren; cf. AS. gl[91]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.
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