[ bih-daz-uhl ]
/ bɪˈdæz əl /
verb (used with object), be·daz·zled, be·daz·zling.
to impress forcefully, especially so as to make oblivious to faults or shortcomings: Audiences were bedazzled by her charm.
to dazzle so as to blind or confuse: The glare of the headlights bedazzled him.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bedazzlebe·daz·zle·ment, nounbe·daz·zling·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for bedazzle
/ (bɪˈdæzəl) /
(tr) to dazzle or confuse, as with brilliance
Derived forms of bedazzlebedazzlement, noun
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