daz·​zling | \ ˈda-z(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce dazzling (audio) \

Definition of dazzling

: brilliantly or showily bright, colorful, or impressive dazzling lights a dazzling display of talent a dazzling achievement/performance a dazzling smile

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dazzlingly \ -​z(ə-​)liŋ-​lē How to pronounce dazzlingly (audio) \ adverb
a dazzlingly beautiful display

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And over the last 11 months, Baez has achieved a balance of making routine plays with more consistency while continuing to display his dazzling talent to complete virtually impossible plays. Mark Gonzales, chicagotribune.com, "Cubs' Javier Baez blossoms into a star on Kris Bryant's level," 12 July 2018 After all, the evening's most dazzling looks are sure to be tomorrow's hot topic. Vogue, "All the Dresses & Fashion on the Oscars 2019 Red Carpet," 24 Feb. 2019 In one test, a 25-pounder gun fired continuously at an advancing CDL tank, but was unable to score a hit due to the dazzling light. David Hambling, Popular Mechanics, "The Long, Weird History of Strobe Weapons," 11 Feb. 2019 Along with a picture of a possibly important meeting between Aladdin and Genie, fans can also see Aladdin running through the marketplace, a first look at Jafar, Jasmine wearing a dazzling dress, and of course, Aladdin's monkey sidekick, Abu. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Here’s Your First Peek at the “Aladdin” Live-Action Cast in Their Movie Wardrobe," 19 Dec. 2018 Hal Greer, the Hall of Fame guard with the dazzling jump shot who helped take the Philadelphia 76ers to the 1967 N.B.A. championship, died on Saturday night in Arizona. Richard Goldstein, New York Times, "Hal Greer, Hall of Fame Jump Shooter for 76ers, Is Dead at 81," 16 Apr. 2018 The Hammers then replied themselves through Arnautovic's dazzling feet. SI.com, "Javier Hernandez Scores Again as West Ham Moves Closer Towards Safety," 10 Feb. 2018 In place of the good versus evil push and pull that propelled the The Witches of Eastwick’s plot, the pair offered a dazzling array of choices for their high-living customer. Call it an embarrassment of riches or, simply, a win-win situation. Laird Borrelli-persson, Vogue, "Baby, It’s Cold Outside—Here Are 19 Designer-Approved Movies to Watch Cuddled Up at Home," 11 Dec. 2018 The newest rage looks to make your smile more dazzling with jewelry instead of teeth whitener. Kathleen Joyce, Fox News, "Teeth jewelry: The latest trend that's all the rage with celebrities," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of dazzling

1581, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dazzling was in 1581

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