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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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