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glare

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of glare

  1. the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible <the sudden glare of the squad car's headlights in my rearview mirror> Synonyms blaze, flare, fluorescence, light, gleam, glow, illumination, incandescence, luminescence, radiance, shineRelated Words flash, glimmer, glint, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; daylight, moonlight, sunlight, sunshine; afterglow, aureole (or aureola), aurora, beam, halo, ray, shaft, streak, stream, sunbeam; glisten, gloss, luster (or lustre), polish, reflection, sheenNear Antonyms blackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, duskiness, gloom, night, shadow




glare

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of glare

  1. 1 to shine with a bright harsh light <the spotlight glared down on the suspect as the police questioned him relentlessly> Synonyms beat, blaze, burn, flame, flare Related Words beam, glow, radiate; flash, glance, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle

  2. 2 to look with anger or disapproval <don't glare at me like that when I tell you “no”> Synonyms frown, gloom, glower, lower (also lour), scowlRelated Words gape, gaze, ogle, stare; grimace, pout, sulk; growl, snarl, sneer, sniggerAntonyms beam, grin, smile





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