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  • v. Present participle of dazzle.
  • adj. Shining intensely.
  • adj. Splendid; brilliant
  • adj. Superlative; astounding
  • n. The action of the verb to dazzle; dazzlement

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
  • adj. shining intensely


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  • Then the orchestra strikes up the song currently associated with the star who, blushing faintly, glides swanlike to her table, skin dazzling, diamonds winking, profile at the proper tilt.

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  • On the silk parchment he wrote just one word, a word of dazzling whiteness.


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  • While that flash brought out in dazzling clearness that oneness of heart and mind, it did not blind us to the existence of the diversities between the peoples who together go to make up that vast phalanx of the subjects of the King.

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  • 'Have you ever imagined what it must feel like to be divinely beautiful?'

    'Well now, no, I haven't,' confessed Matthew ingenuously.

    'I have, often. Which would you rather be if you had the choice - divinely beautiful or dazzlingly clever or angelically good?'

    (Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery)

    August 17, 2008