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The synonyms of “Dazzle” are: bedazzle, daze, blind temporarily, deprive of sight, overpower, overcome, overwhelm, impress, strike, move, stir, affect, touch, sweep someone off their feet, awe, overawe, leave speechless, take someone's breath away, spellbind, hypnotize, fascinate, take aback, stagger, floor, amaze, astonish, glare, flare, blaze, brightness, brilliance, gleam, flash, shimmer, radiance, shine
Dazzle as a Noun
Definitions of "Dazzle" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “dazzle” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Brightness that blinds someone temporarily.
- Brightness enough to blind partially and temporarily.
Synonyms of "Dazzle" as a noun (10 Words)
|blaze||Noisy and unrestrained mischief.|
The gardens in summer are a blaze of colour.
|brightness||The quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light.|
The brightness of a winter s day.
|brilliance||A light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted.|
The nights were dark lit only by the brilliance of Aegean stars.
|flare||Am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection.|
He threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss.
A flash of emotion swept over him.
|glare||An angry stare.|
He carried on his life in the full glare of publicity.
|gleam||A flash of light (especially reflected light.|
She saw a gleam of triumph in his eyes.
|radiance||The amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface.|
The radiance of the bride s smile.
|shimmer||A soft, slightly wavering light.|
The shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers.
|shine||A quality of brightness produced when light is reflected on something.|
Archie s shoes got a quick shine from a boy with a cloth.
Usage Examples of "Dazzle" as a noun
- I screwed my eyes up against the dazzle.
Dazzle as a Verb
Definitions of "Dazzle" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “dazzle” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- To cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light.
- Amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill.
- Amaze or overwhelm (someone) with a particular impressive quality.
- (of a bright light) blind (a person or their eyes) temporarily.
Synonyms of "Dazzle" as a verb (26 Words)
|affect||Make believe with the intent to deceive.|
The dampness began to affect my health.
|amaze||Be a mystery or bewildering to.|
Your ability to speak six languages amazes me.
|astonish||Surprise or impress (someone) greatly.|
You never fail to astonish me.
|awe||Inspire with awe.|
The famous professor awed the undergraduates.
|bedazzle||To cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light.|
Bedazzled by him they offered him a post in Paris.
|blind temporarily||Render unable to see.|
|daze||(especially of an emotional or physical shock) make (someone) unable to think or react properly.|
She was dazed by his revelations.
|deprive of sight||Take away.|
|fascinate||Attract; cause to be enamored.|
I ve always been fascinated by computers.
|floor||Provide a room or area with a floor.|
A room floored in yellow wood.
|hypnotize||Capture the whole attention of (someone); fascinate.|
She gazed down hypnotized by the swirling tide.
The company should impress the cards with a stamp.
|leave speechless||Leave or give by will after one’s death.|
|move||Change location move travel or proceed also metaphorically.|
His family moved the Special Court for adequate maintenance expenses to run the household.
|overawe||Impress (someone) so much that they are silent or inhibited.|
The eleven year old was overawed by the atmosphere.
|overcome||Overcome usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome.|
She was obviously overcome with excitement.
|overpower||Be too intense for; overwhelm.|
They were overpowered by the fumes.
I was overwhelmed with guilt.
|spellbind||Put into a trance.|
The singer held the audience spellbound.
|stagger||Astonish or deeply shock.|
The collision staggered her and she fell.
|stir||Mix or add by stirring.|
The 1960s when the civil rights movement stirred.
|strike||Undertake strike action against an employer.|
Workers may strike over threatened job losses.
|sweep someone off their feet||Move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions.|
|take aback||Accept or undergo, often unwillingly.|
|take someone's breath away||Engage for service under a term of contract.|
|touch||To extend as far as.|
He touched back a cross field ball.
Usage Examples of "Dazzle" as a verb
- I was dazzled by the beauty and breadth of the exhibition.
- The dancer dazzled the audience with his turns and jumps.
- She was dazzled by the headlights.
- She was dazzled by the bright headlights.
- Her arguments dazzled everyone.
Associations of "Dazzle" (30 Words)
|beam||Express with a beaming face or smile.|
Beams of electrons.
At breakfast she would be persistently bright and chirpy.
|brilliance||Intense brightness of light.|
The nights were dark lit only by the brilliance of Aegean stars.
This fight was brilliantly choreographed.
|filament||A slender, elongated body of luminous gas or other material in the sun’s atmosphere, a nebula, or interstellar space.|
Each myosin filament is usually surrounded by 12 actin filaments.
|flame||A thing compared to a flame s ability to burn fiercely or be extinguished.|
Send out an unsolicited email and you could possibly receive thousands of flames.
|flare||Become flared and widen usually at one end.|
She flared up shouting at Geoffrey.
A flashy ring.
|floodlight||Illuminate with floodlights.|
We are floodlighting the building to highlight the structure.
|gawk||Stare openly and stupidly.|
They were gawking at some pin up.
The sun glared out of a clear blue sky.
|gleam||Be shiny, as if wet.|
Victor buffed the glass until it gleamed.
|gleaming||(of a smooth surface) reflecting light, typically because very clean or polished.|
The gleaming brass on the altar.
|glower||An angry stare.|
The angry glower on the face of the policeman.
|glowing||Expressing great praise.|
|illuminate||Decorate (a page or letter in a manuscript) by hand with gold, silver, or coloured designs.|
His face was illuminated by a smile.
|illumine||Enlighten (someone) spiritually or intellectually.|
He moved her lamp so that her face was illumined.
|lambent||(of light or fire) glowing, gleaming, or flickering with a soft radiance.|
Lambent tongues of flame.
|limelight||A focus of public attention.|
He enjoyed being in the limelight.
|lucent||Glowing with or giving off light.|
The lucent moon.
|luminescent||Emitting light not caused by heat.|
There s something calming about watching a luminescent jellyfish.
|luminous||Softly bright or radiant.|
A sky luminous with stars.
|lurid||Horrible in fierceness or savagery.|
A lurid sunset.
|magnificence||The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand.|
For magnificence and personal service there is the Queen s hotel.
|radiant||A radiant point.|
He praised her radiant self confidence.
|shine||Make a surface shine.|
My hair has lost its shine.
|shining||Brilliant or excellent at something.|
A shining expanse of water.
|splendor||The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand.|
It is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor.
|spotlight||A beam of light projected from a spotlight.|
The knife flashed in the spotlight.
|sunlight||The rays of the sun.|
A shaft of sunlight.