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glare

noun

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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

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glare

verb

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1 to shine with a bright harsh light
  • the spotlight glared down on the suspect as the police questioned him relentlessly

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2 to look with anger or disapproval
  • don't glare at me like that when I tell you "no"

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The first known use of glare was in the 13th century

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“Glare.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glare. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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