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glare / gle(ə)r/ • v. [intr.] 1. stare in an angry or fierce way: she glared at him, her cheeks flushing. ∎  [tr.] express (a feeling, esp. defiance) by staring in such a way: he glared defiance at the pistols pointing down at him. 2. (of the sun or an electric light) shine with a strong or dazzling light: the sun glared out of a clear blue sky. • n. 1. a fierce or angry stare. 2. strong and dazzling light: Murray narrowed his eyes against the glare of the sun. ∎ fig. oppressive public attention or scrutiny: he carried on his life in the full glare of publicity. ∎ archaic dazzling or showy appearance; tawdry brilliance: the pomp and glare of rhetoric. DERIVATIVES: glar·y adj.

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glare

glare (glair) n. the undesirable effects of scattered stray light on the retina, causing reduced contrast and visual performance as well as annoyance and discomfort.

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glare shine with dazzling light XIII; look fixedly and fiercely XVII. — MLG., MDu. glaren gleam, glare, prob. ult. rel. to GLASS.

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