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Definition 1: an angry stare - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for glare in the sense of this definition

(glare is a kind of ...) a fixed look with eyes open wide

Definition 2: a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where glare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a glare of sunlight

Synonyms for glare in the sense of this definition

(glare is a kind of ...) the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white

Definition 3: a focus of public attention - [noun denoting state]

Samples where glare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he enjoyed being in the limelight
  • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency

Synonyms for glare in the sense of this definition

(glare is a kind of ...) the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

Definition 4: look at with a fixed gaze - [verb of body]

Samples where glare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her

Synonyms for glare in the sense of this definition

(glare is a kind of ...) fixate one's eyes

"The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"

Definition 5: shine intensely - [verb of perception]

Samples where glare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The sun glared down on us

(glare is a kind of ...) emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

"The sun shone bright that day" "The fire beamed on their faces"

(... is a kind of glare ) glare or strike with great intensity

"The sun was beating down on us"

Definition 6: be sharply reflected - [verb of weather]

Samples where glare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The moon glared back at itself from the lake's surface

(glare is a kind of ...) be bright by reflecting or casting light

"Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"

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