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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.
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Translations

dazzler

n (fig)Blender(in) m(f), → Angeber(in) m(f)
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Mr Lumbey shook his head with great solemnity, as though to imply that he supposed she must have been rather a dazzler.
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