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

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Negative’s debut followed on the heels of ThirdLove, the popular direct-to-consumer lingerie brand that offers simple styles in a dazzling array of sizes, and it’s been followed by the launch of other labels with a similar remit. Maya Singer, Vogue, "The Perfect Fit: Lingerie Brands Are Now—Finally!—Making Bras for Real Women," 11 July 2019 Before long, Epstein, now 66, was not just helping the rich get richer but was building his own fortune - and flaunting it with a dazzling array of properties and perks. Marc Fisher, Anchorage Daily News, "Epstein built a network of powerful defenders," 10 July 2019 That’s why builders spend beaucoup bucks to outfit their model homes with a dazzling array of furniture and accessories. Lew Sichelman, courant.com, "Housing Scene: Odd parcels: Stay or go, LIBOR, barn doors," 5 July 2019 Human origins Over millions of years, Africa, Asia, and Europe incubated a dazzling array of ancient human relatives. Maya Wei-haas, National Geographic, "Ancient DNA reveals new twists in Neanderthal migration," 26 June 2019 Guest rooms and common spaces brim with a dazzling array of antique and contemporary objets d’art, thanks to the vision of husband-and-wife owners Joerg Drechsel and Txuku Iriarte Solana, passionate collectors and Keralan hospitality pioneers. Alexandra Kirkman, Fortune, "Why You Should Visit Southern India on Your Next Vacation," 22 June 2019 The e-tailer's dazzling array of chic accessories is refreshingly affordable any day of the week, but this particular promotion really takes things to another level. Alexis Rhiannon, Allure, "Beloved Jewelry Brand Baublebar Just Launched Its Epic Under $20 Sale," 21 June 2019 Perhaps that accounts for why a work that can be so dazzling onstage is so leaden transferred to the screen. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "With ‘Hamlet,’ to film or not to film hasn’t been much of a question," 27 June 2019 The dazzling hues came on suits and long, loosely flowing sleeveless jackets. Washington Post, "Dior brings art to Paris fashion for sculpted men’s show," 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of dazzling

1581, in the meaning defined above

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