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glaring

[ glair-ing ]
/ ˈglɛər ɪŋ /
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adjective

shining with or reflecting a harshly bright or brilliant light.
very conspicuous or obvious; flagrant: several glaring errors in spelling.
staring in a fiercely or angrily piercing manner.
excessively showy or bright; garish.

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Origin of glaring

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English: see origin at glare1, -ing2

synonym study for glaring

2. See flagrant.

OTHER WORDS FROM glaring

glar·ing·ly, adverbglar·ing·ness, nounnon·glar·ing, adjectiveun·glar·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for glaring

glaring
/ (ˈɡlɛərɪŋ) /

adjective

conspicuousa glaring omission
dazzling or garish

Derived forms of glaring

glaringly, adverbglaringness, noun
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