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be·daz·zle

 (bĭ-dăz′əl)
tr.v. be·daz·zled, be·daz·zling, be·daz·zles
1. To dazzle so completely as to make blind.
2. To please irresistibly; enchant.

be·daz′zle·ment n.
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bedazzle

(bɪˈdæzəl)
vb
(tr) to dazzle or confuse, as with brilliance
beˈdazzlement n
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be•daz•zle

(bɪˈdæz əl)

v.t. -zled, -zling.
1. to impress forcefully, esp. so as to make oblivious to faults or shortcomings.
2. to dazzle so as to blind or confuse.
[1590–1600]
be•daz′zle•ment, n.
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bedazzle


Past participle: bedazzled
Gerund: bedazzling

Imperative
bedazzle
bedazzle
Present
I bedazzle
you bedazzle
he/she/it bedazzles
we bedazzle
you bedazzle
they bedazzle
Preterite
I bedazzled
you bedazzled
he/she/it bedazzled
we bedazzled
you bedazzled
they bedazzled
Present Continuous
I am bedazzling
you are bedazzling
he/she/it is bedazzling
we are bedazzling
you are bedazzling
they are bedazzling
Present Perfect
I have bedazzled
you have bedazzled
he/she/it has bedazzled
we have bedazzled
you have bedazzled
they have bedazzled
Past Continuous
I was bedazzling
you were bedazzling
he/she/it was bedazzling
we were bedazzling
you were bedazzling
they were bedazzling
Past Perfect
I had bedazzled
you had bedazzled
he/she/it had bedazzled
we had bedazzled
you had bedazzled
they had bedazzled
Future
I will bedazzle
you will bedazzle
he/she/it will bedazzle
we will bedazzle
you will bedazzle
they will bedazzle
Future Perfect
I will have bedazzled
you will have bedazzled
he/she/it will have bedazzled
we will have bedazzled
you will have bedazzled
they will have bedazzled
Future Continuous
I will be bedazzling
you will be bedazzling
he/she/it will be bedazzling
we will be bedazzling
you will be bedazzling
they will be bedazzling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bedazzling
you have been bedazzling
he/she/it has been bedazzling
we have been bedazzling
you have been bedazzling
they have been bedazzling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bedazzling
you will have been bedazzling
he/she/it will have been bedazzling
we will have been bedazzling
you will have been bedazzling
they will have been bedazzling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bedazzling
you had been bedazzling
he/she/it had been bedazzling
we had been bedazzling
you had been bedazzling
they had been bedazzling
Conditional
I would bedazzle
you would bedazzle
he/she/it would bedazzle
we would bedazzle
you would bedazzle
they would bedazzle
Past Conditional
I would have bedazzled
you would have bedazzled
he/she/it would have bedazzled
we would have bedazzled
you would have bedazzled
they would have bedazzled
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bedazzle - to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense lightbedazzle - to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light; "She was dazzled by the bright headlights"
blind - render unable to see
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bedazzle

verb
To confuse with bright light:
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Translations

bedazzle

[bɪˈdæzəl] VTdeslumbrar, encandilar
many people are bedazzled by famemucha gente está deslumbrada por la fama
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bedazzle

vtblenden
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To help process my own bedazzlement there, I focus on recurring motifs, like lotus petals and book spines moulded on the bases of the sculptures, and tiny swords and skull cups in the gods' hands.
"Relevant bedazzlement" is indeed a strategy for success.
In Sereni, in the parched plain of the Po Valley, the sensed presence of Mantua does not overcome the tragic message of the sibyl, whose fate confirms the infinite emptiness around human beings, who move forward from "bedazzlement to blindness:"
The night is filled with mystery, laughter, anxiety and bedazzlement. Derren is not only incredibly good at what he does, he's very witty and dry and even though you're constantly sat in fear of becoming his next victim, he puts you at ease with his jovial quips.
Beyond our bedazzlement with new technologies, some difficult issues come into focus.
But the nuclear bedazzlement has generated an opposite cooperation -- cooperation between Iran and the Americans and Europeans.
One could feel her humility as the abused daughter, bedazzlement at her own transformation and overall grace.
This is an important contribution since Wittgenstein saw it as one of his key tasks to unravel the causes of our "bedazzlement" by language.
I would like to elaborate upon this astute observation of "fictional excess" in this scene with a reading of what I call "substantive excess": the Lovers active, phenomenological bedazzlement of the crystal's physical properties adds to our understanding of the fountain scene by emphasizing the sensual qualities of the experience.
Now I believe it's time to behold the bedazzlement so I better begin because my brain is becoming befuddled.
presently a special envoy from some distant corner of the Orient, marching with the general body of foreign ambassadors, crosses this bar of sunshine, and we catch our breath, the glory that streams and flashes and palpitates about him is so overpowering, for he is crusted from head to heel with gems (265) To the extent the narrator considers himself and us "astonished in earnest" by some special envoy of the Orient "crusted from head to heel with gems," we and he are also implicated in the bedazzlement of wealth and ceremony that constitutes the state's fraudulent assertion of legitimacy.
If all this says more about the value of patience, truthfulness, loyalty and mutual confidence, and less about bluff, bedazzlement, intrigue and deception than might be considered appropriate for the century in which Machiavelli was born, perhaps it is not the less realistic on that account.