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glare

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive), Adjective
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2 in 1 verses (in OT : 2 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

glarev. i. [OE. glaren, gloren; cf. AS. glær amber, LG. glaren to glow or burn like coals, D. gloren to glimmer; prob. akin to E. glass.].
  •  To shine with a bright, dazzling light.  [1913 Webster]
    "The cavern glares with new-admitted light."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To look with fierce, piercing eyes; to stare earnestly, angrily, or fiercely.  [1913 Webster]
    "And eye that scorcheth all it glares upon."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be bright and intense, as certain colors; to be ostentatiously splendid or gay.  [1913 Webster]
    "She glares in balls, front boxes, and the ring."  [1913 Webster]
glarev. t. 
     To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light.  [1913 Webster]
    "Every eye
    Glared lightning, and shot forth pernicious fire.
    "  [1913 Webster]
glaren. 
  •  A bright, dazzling light; splendor that dazzles the eyes; a confusing and bewildering light.  [1913 Webster]
    "The frame of burnished steel that cast a glare."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A fierce, piercing look or stare.  [1913 Webster]
    "About them round,
    A lion now he stalks with fiery glare.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A viscous, transparent substance. See Glair.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A smooth, bright, glassy surface; as, a glare of ice.  [1913 Webster]
glarea. [See Glary, and Glare, n.].
     Smooth and bright or translucent; -- used almost exclusively of ice; as, skating on glare ice.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

glare, v. & n.
--v.
1 intr. (usu. foll. by at, upon) look fiercely or fixedly.
2 intr. shine dazzlingly or disagreeably.
3 tr. express (hate, defiance, etc.) by a look.
4 intr. be over-conspicuous or obtrusive.
--n.
1 a strong fierce light, esp. sunshine. b oppressive public attention (the glare of fame).
2 a fierce or fixed look (a glare of defiance).
3 tawdry brilliance.

Derivative
glary adj.
glare, adj. US (esp. of ice) smooth and glassy.

Etymology
perh. f. glare frost (16th c., of uncert. orig.)

THESAURUS

glare

PR, aller sans dire, angry look, appear, ballyhoo, bandage, be bright, be evident, be manifest, be no secret, be noticeable, be revealed, be seen, be visible, beacon, beam, bedazzle, bedroom eyes, benight, blare, blatancy, blaze, blazing light, blind, blind the eyes, blindfold, blinding light, blurb, bore, brazenness, bright light, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, brilliant light, burn, burst of light, celebrity, color, colorfulness, come across, come-hither look, common knowledge, crudeness, cry, currency, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, darken, dash, daylight, daze, dazzle, dazzling light, dazzlingness, deprive of sight, diffuse light, dim, dirty look, eclat, eclipse, effulgence, evil eye, excecate, exposure, extravagance, extravaganza, extravagation, fame, famousness, flagrancy, flamboyance, flame, flare, flash, flashiness, flood of light, floridity, floridness, flush, frown, fulgor, fulgurate, gaiety, gape, garishness, gaudery, gaudiness, gaup, gawk, gaze, give light, glad eye, glance, glaring light, gleam, glint, glisten, glitter, gloat, glory, glow, glower, glowering look, gnarl, go without saying, goggle, gorgeousness, gouge, growl, hang out, hoodwink, hoopla, hue and cry, incandesce, jauntiness, jazziness, limelight, look black, look daggers, loom large, loudness, lower, luridness, luster, make a figure, make a show, make a splash, make blind, malocchio, mantle, maximum dissemination, meet the gaze, meretriciousness, need no explanation, notoriety, obscure, obtrusiveness, offense, ogle, ostentation, panache, peer, penetrating look, pique, plug, press notice, project, public eye, public knowledge, public relations, public report, publicity, publicity story, publicness, puff, radiance, radiancy, radiant splendor, radiate, reclame, redden, refulgence, refulgency, report, resplendence, resplendency, sauter aux yeux, scowl, send out rays, sensationalism, shamelessness, shine, shine brightly, shine out, shine through, shoot, shoot out rays, shout, show, show through, show up, showiness, snap, snarl, snow-blind, speak for itself, spit, splash, splendor, splurge, sportiness, spotlight, stand forth, stand out, stare, stick out, streaming light, strike blind, strike the eye, tawdriness, umbrage, vividness, vulgarness, whammy, write-up

ROGET THESAURUS

glare

Light

VB shine, glow, glitter, glister, glisten, twinkle, gleam, flare, flare up, glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, flash, blaze, be bright, reflect light, daze, dazzle, bedazzle, radiate, shoot out beams, fulgurate, clear up, brighten, lighten, enlighten, levin, light, light up, irradiate, shine upon, give out a light, hang out a light, cast light upon, cast light in, throw light upon, throw light in, shed light upon, shed luster upon, illume, illumine, illuminate, relume, strike a light, kindle.

Vision

VB see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken, get a sight of, have a sight of, catch a sight of, get a glimpse of, have a glimpse of, catch a glimpse of, command a view of, witness, contemplate, speculate, cast the eyes on, set the eyes on, be a spectator of, look on, see sights, see at a glance, look, view, eye, lift up the eyes, open one's eye, look at, look on, look upon, look over, look about one, look round, survey, scan, inspect, run the eye over, run the eye through, reconnoiter, glance round, glance on, glance over turn one's looks upon, bend one's looks upon, direct the eyes to, turn the eyes on, cast a glance, observe, watch, see with one's own eyes, watch for, peep, peer, pry, take a peep, play at bopeep, look full in the face, look hard at, look intently, strain one's eyes, fix the eyes upon, rivet the eyes upon, stare, gaze, pore over, gloat on, leer, ogle, glare, goggle, cock the eye, squint, gloat, look askance.

Dimsightedness

VB be dimsighted, see double, have a mote in the eye, have a mist before the eyes, have a film over the eyes, see through a prism, see through a glass darkly, wink, blink, nictitate, squint, look askant, askant askance, screw up the eyes, glare, glower, nictate, dazzle, loom.

Visibility

VB be become visible, appear, open to the view, meet the eye, catch the eye, basset, present itself, show manifest itself, produce itself, discover itself, reveal itself, expose itself, betray itself, stand forth, stand out, materialize, show, arise, peep out, peer out, crop out, start up, spring up, show up, turn up, crop up, glimmer, loom, glare, burst forth, burst upon the view, burst upon the sight, heave in sight, come in sight, come into view, come out, come forth, come forward, see the light of day, break through the clouds, make its appearance, show its face, appear to one's eyes, come upon the stage, float before the eyes, speak for itself, attract the attention, reappear, live in a glass house, expose to view.


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