dazzling


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daz·zle

 (dăz′əl)
v. daz·zled, daz·zling, daz·zles
v.tr.
1. To dim the vision of, especially to blind with intense light.
2. To amaze, overwhelm, or bewilder with spectacular display: a figure skater who dazzled the audience with virtuosic jumps.
v.intr.
1. To become blinded.
2. To inspire admiration or wonder.
n.
The act of dazzling or the state of being dazzled.

[ Frequentative of daze.]

daz′zler n.
daz′zling·ly adv.

dazzling

(ˈdæzlɪŋ)
adj
1. so bright as to blind someone temporarily
2. extremely clever, attractive, or impressive; brilliant; amazing
ˈdazzlingly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dazzling - amazingly impressivedazzling - amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning; "the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps"; "these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner; "adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
2.dazzling - shining intenselydazzling - shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"

dazzling

Translations
باهِر، رائِعباهِر، مُبْهِر
oslnivýoslňující
blændendestrålende
ægibjartur, skínandihrífandi

dazzling

[ˈdæzlɪŋ] ADJ (lit, fig) → deslumbrante

dazzling

[ˈdæzlɪŋ] adj
[light] → aveuglant(e); [headlights] → aveuglant(e)
[smile, display] → éblouissant(e); [performance] → éblouissant(e)

dazzling

adj (lit)blendend

dazzling

[ˈdæzlɪŋ] adj (light) → abbagliante; (colour) → violento/a; (smile) → smagliante

dazzle

(ˈdӕzl) verb
1. (of a strong light) to prevent from seeing properly. I was dazzled by the car's headlights.
2. to affect the ability of making correct judgements. She was dazzled by his charm.
ˈdazzling adjective
1. extremely bright. a dazzling light.
2. colourful; impressive. a dazzling display of wit.
References in classic literature ?
The crowd of blacks, when they saw the balloon over their heads, like a huge comet with a train of dazzling light, were seized with a terror that may be readily imagined.
Her merry conversation and quaint come- ments on life in general fairly dazzled the old couple, who hung on her lightest word as if it had been a prophet's utterance; and Rebecca, though she had had no previous experience, owned to herself a perilous pleasure in being dazzling, even to a couple of dear humdrum old people like Mr.
I seem to remember gilded chairs and tables (arranged hurriedly by footmen in white gloves and stockings), linen of dazzling whiteness, glittering glass, silver dishes, a great bowl of fruit, and the reddest of roses.
The ripe hue of the red and dun kine absorbed the evening sunlight, which the white-coated animals returned to the eye in rays almost dazzling, even at the distant elevation on which she stood.
Sure of himself, convinced of his own power, certain that the laws which rule other men could not reach him, he went straight to the object he aimed at, even were this object were so elevated and so dazzling that it would have been madness for any other even to have contemplated it.
An immense track, of dazzling whiteness, marked the passage of the animal, and described a long curve.
articulated Planchet, drawing back before the dazzling fire of his looks.
And not only were these flowers almost blinding in their vivid hues of red and gold, but each one whirled around upon its stalk like a miniature wind-mill, completely dazzling the vision of the beholders and so mystifying them that they knew not which way to turn.
It was a sight without an equal, those long luminous trains, so dazzling in the full moon, and which, passing the boundary chain on the north, extends to the "Sea of Rains.
Once it chanced that I stood in the very abutment of a rainbow's arch, which filled the lower stratum of the atmosphere, tinging the grass and leaves around, and dazzling me as if I looked through colored crystal.
She was so beautiful and delicate, but she was of ice, of dazzling, sparkling ice; yet she lived; her eyes gazed fixedly, like two stars; but there was neither quiet nor repose in them.
She turned away from him, pulled the hook at last out of the crochet work, and rapidly, with the help of her forefinger, began working loop after loop of the wool that was dazzling white in the lamplight, while the slender wrist moved swiftly, nervously in the embroidered cuff.