glaring

  • 1 Glaring — Glar ing, a. Clear; notorious; open and bold; barefaced; as, a glaring crime. {Glar ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 glaring — [adj1] obvious, unconcealed audacious, blatant, brazen, capital, conspicuous, crying, egregious, evident, excessive, extreme, flagrant, gross, inordinate, manifest, noticeable, obtrusive, open, outrageous, outstanding, overt, patent, protrusive,… …

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  • 3 glaring — [gler′iŋ] adj. 1. shining with a too bright, dazzling light 2. too bright and showy 3. staring in a fierce, angry manner 4. too obvious to be overlooked [a glaring mistake] glaringly adv …

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  • 4 glaring — I adjective apparent, blatant, bright, brilliant, clear, conspicuous, crude, distinct, downright, egregious, evident, extreme, flagrant, flamboyant, flashy, flaunting, garish, glittering, intense, loud, manifest, noticeable, notorious, obtrusive …

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  • 5 glaring — (adj.) late 14c., from prp. of GLARE (Cf. glare). Meaning obtrusively conspicuous is from 1706 …

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  • 6 glaring — adj *flagrant, gross, rank Analogous words: *noticeable, conspicuous, outstanding: obtrusive (see IMPERTINENT): extreme, *excessive, inordinate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 glaring — adjective 1 very bad and very noticeable: the glaring injustices of the Soviet legal system | glaring error/mistake: The report contained a number of glaring errors. 2 too bright and difficult to look at: the glaring light of the headlamps… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 glaring — glar|ing [ˈgleərıŋ US ˈgler ] adj 1.) very bad and very noticeable = ↑obvious ▪ The book s most glaring omission is the lack of an index. ▪ a glaring example of political corruption 2.) too bright and difficult to look at ▪ the glaring light of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 glaring — glar|ing [ glerıŋ ] adjective 1. ) a glaring mistake is very obvious 2. ) a glaring light shines very brightly in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 glaring — [[t]gle͟ərɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (emphasis) If you describe something bad as glaring, you are emphasizing that it is very obvious and easily seen or noticed. → See also glare I never saw such a glaring example of misrepresentation. Syn:… …

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  • 11 glaring — adjective 1) glaring lights Syn: dazzling, blinding, blazing, strong, bright, harsh Ant: soft, dim 2) a glaring omission Syn: obvious …

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  • 12 glaring — adjective 1) glaring lights Syn: dazzling, blinding, blazing, strong, harsh 2) a glaring omission Syn: obvious, conspicuous, unmistakable, inescapable, unmissable, striking …

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  • 13 glaring — UK [ˈɡleərɪŋ] / US [ˈɡlerɪŋ] adjective 1) a glaring mistake is very obvious 2) a glaring light shines very brightly in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable …

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  • 14 glaring — [ˈgleərɪŋ] adj 1) a glaring mistake is very obvious 2) a glaring light shines very brightly in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable glaringly adv 3) glaringly obvious[/ex] …

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  • 15 glaring — glar•ing [[t]ˈglɛər ɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) shining with or reflecting a harshly bright light 2) obvious; flagrant: glaring errors[/ex] 3) marked by a fiercely or angrily piercing expression: to cast a glaring eye on latecomers[/ex] 4) garish • Etymology …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 Glaring — Glare Glare (gl[^a]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glaring}.] [OE. glaren, gloren; cf. AS. gl[ae]r amber, LG. glaren to glow or burn like coals, D. gloren to glimmer; prob. akin to E. glass.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shine with a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 glaring — adjective Date: 14th century 1. having a fixed look of hostility, fierceness, or anger 2. a. shining with or reflecting an uncomfortably bright light b. (1) garish (2) vulgarly ostentatious 3. obtrusively and often painfully obvious < a glaring… …

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  • 18 glaring — glaringly, adv. glaringness, n. /glair ing/, adj. 1. shining with or reflecting a harshly bright or brilliant light. 2. very conspicuous or obvious; flagrant: several glaring errors in spelling. 3. staring in a fiercely or angrily piercing manner …

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  • 19 glaring — adjective a) Reflecting with glare. How could you miss this glaring error? Its right on page one! b) Blatant, obvious …

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  • 20 glaring — adj. Glaring is used with these nouns: ↑contradiction, ↑discrepancy, ↑disparity, ↑error, ↑example, ↑exception, ↑fault, ↑gap, ↑inadequacy, ↑inconsistency, ↑loophole, ↑ …

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