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glar·ing

 (glâr′ĭng)
adj.
1. Shining intensely and blindingly: the glaring noonday sun.
2. Tastelessly showy or bright; garish: a store painted in glaring colors.
3. Conspicuous; obvious: a glaring error. See Synonyms at flagrant.
4. Staring with anger, fierceness, or hostility: glaring eyes.

glar′ing·ly adv.

glaring

(ˈɡlɛərɪŋ)
adj
1. conspicuous: a glaring omission.
2. dazzling or garish
ˈglaringly adv
ˈglaringness n

glar•ing

(ˈglɛər ɪŋ)

adj.
1. shining with or reflecting a harshly bright light.
2. obvious; flagrant: glaring errors.
3. marked by a fiercely or angrily piercing expression: to cast a glaring eye on latecomers.
4. garish.
[1350–1400]
glar′ing•ly, adv.
syn: See flagrant.

Glaring

 of cats; a company of cats very uncertain of each other.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.glaring - shining intenselyglaring - 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"
2.glaring - 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"
conspicuous - obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"

glaring

adjective
1. obvious, open, outstanding, patent, visible, gross, outrageous, manifest, blatant, conspicuous, overt, audacious, flagrant, rank, egregious, unconcealed I never saw such a glaring example of misrepresentation.
obvious hidden, concealed, obscure, inconspicuous
2. dazzling, strong, bright, glowing, blazing She was clearly uneasy under the glaring camera lights.
dazzling soft, subtle, subdued

glaring

adjective
1. Extemely bright:
2. Tastelessly showy:
Informal: tacky.
3. Conspicuously bad or offensive:
Translations
سَاطِعساطِع، صارِخواضِح، بارِز، فاضِح
do očí bijícíoslňujícízjevný
iøjnefaldendeklar
räikeä
očit
szembeszökõ
augljósofbjartur, skær
いやに目立つ
역력한
oslňujúci
bleščečkričeč
iögonfallande
ชัด
rõ ràng

glaring

[ˈglɛərɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= dazzling) [sun, light] → deslumbrante, resplandeciente; [colour] → chillón
2. (= obvious) [mistake] → patente, manifiesto

glaring

[ˈglɛərɪŋ] adj
[mistake, omission] → manifeste, qui saute aux yeux
[example] → flagrant(e)

glaring

adj
lookstechend; (= furious)wütend; her glaring eyesihr stechender Blick
sun, lightgrell, gleißend (geh)
(= blatant) example, omissioneklatant; erroroffensichtlich, grob; weaknessoffensichtlich; contradiction, inconsistencykrass; injustice(himmel)schreiend

glaring

[ˈglɛərɪŋ] adj (dazzling, sun, light) → sfolgorante, accecante; (colour) → sgargiante; (obvious, evidence) → lampante; (mistake) → palese

glare

(gleə) verb
1. to stare fiercely and angrily. She glared at the little boy.
2. to shine very brightly, usually to an unpleasant extent. The sun glared down on us as we crossed the desert.
noun
1. a fierce or angry look. a glare of displeasure.
2. unpleasantly bright light. the glare of the sun.
ˈglaring adjective
1. unpleasantly bright; too bright. the glaring sun; glaring colours.
2. obvious. a glaring error.
ˈglaringly adverb

glaring

سَاطِع zjevný iøjnefaldende offensichtlich εξόφθαλμος deslumbrante räikeä éblouissant očit madornale いやに目立つ 역력한 overduidelijk blendende rażący evidente вопиющий iögonfallande ชัด bariz rõ ràng 明显的

glaring

a. deslumbrante, intenso-a; brillante.
References in classic literature ?
She could see their shortcomings and defects, which were glaring in her eyes.
An order very similar to that adopted in the preceding interview was observed; the aged and superior chiefs occupying the area of the spacious apartment, within the powerful light of a glaring torch, while their juniors and inferiors were arranged in the background, presenting a dark outline of swarthy and marked visages.
His face was turned to the hillside, where a man had just emerged from the woods, and was halting irresolutely before the glaring expanse of upheaved gravel and glistening boulders that stretched between him and the shaded group.
He was gaunt and shagged, with a ewe neck, and a head like a hammer; his rusty mane and tail were tangled and knotted with burs; one eye had lost its pupil, and was glaring and spectral, but the other had the gleam of a genuine devil in it.
The next thing I saw was that, from outside, he had reached the window, and then I knew that, close to the glass and glaring in through it, he offered once more to the room his white face of damnation.
often, when forced from his hammock by exhausting and intolerably vivid dreams of the night, which, resuming his own intense thoughts through the day, carried them on amid a clashing of phrensies, and whirled them round and round in his blazing brain, till the very throbbing of his life-spot became insufferable anguish; and when, as was sometimes the case, these spiritual throes in him heaved his being up from its base, and a chasm seemed opening in him, from which forked flames and lightnings shot up, and accursed fiends beckoned him to leap down among them; when this hell in himself yawned beneath him, a wild cry would be heard through the ship; and with glaring eyes Ahab would burst from his state room, as though escaping from a bed that was on fire.
Straightway, then, Gabriel once more started to his feet, glaring upon the old man, and vehemently exclaimed, with downward pointed finger -- Think, think of the blasphemer --dead, and down there
He sprang and caught her by the arm, lifting her up, and glaring into her face.
As by a fascination, every eye was now directed to the glaring greenish-gray eye of Simon.
The musty ancient beds remained in the chambers, and their quilts and curtains and canopies were decorated with curious handwork, and the walls and ceilings frescoed with historical and mythological scenes in glaring colors.
We didn't have no trouble about snags; the lightning was glaring and flittering around so constant that we could see them plenty soon enough to throw her head this way or that and miss them.
Money and fine clothes could not mend these defects or cover them up; they only made them more glaring and the more pathetic.