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v. daz·zled, daz·zling, daz·zles
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.
1. To become blinded.
2. To inspire admiration or wonder.
The act of dazzling or the state of being dazzled.
[ Frequentative of daze.]
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|Adj.||1.||dazzled - having vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light; "she shut her dazzled eyes against the sun's brilliance"|
|2.||dazzled - stupefied or dizzied by something overpowering; "I fall back dazzled at beholding myself all rosy red, / At having, I myself, caused the sun to rise."- `Chanticler' by Rostand|
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
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