[ bih-daz-uhl ]
/ bɪˈdæz əl /
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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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How to use bedazzle in a sentence
It rose lone and hollow, and yet it seemed with its sound to fill the whole enormous bowl of star-bedazzling sky above the forest.The Three Mulla-mulgars|Walter De La Mare
The companies moved in a splendour of sunshine with their arms bedazzling to look upon, their pipers playing "Bundle and Go."Gilian The Dreamer|Neil Munro
But an impatient activity urges men on, bedazzling their eyes, which at once unnerves and unfits them for reading or judging.The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882|Joseph Wild
She was laughing again and the bedazzling eyes were dancing with delight.The Price|Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for bedazzle
/ (bɪˈdæzəl) /
(tr) to dazzle or confuse, as with brilliance
Derived forms of bedazzlebedazzlement, noun
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