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Synonyms for glare
glɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glare, blaze, brilliance(noun)

    a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted

    "a glare of sunlight"

    Synonyms:
    hell, grandeur, genius, blazing, glower, spotlight, splendor, limelight, magnificence, brilliance, grandness, splendour, public eye, blaze

  2. glare, glower(noun)

    an angry stare

    Synonyms:
    glower, spotlight, limelight, brilliance, blaze, public eye

  3. limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye(verb)

    a focus of public attention

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

    Synonyms:
    spot, calcium light, spotlight, glower, limelight, brilliance, public eye, blaze

  4. glower, glare(verb)

    look at with a fixed gaze

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

    Synonyms:
    glower, lower, frown, lour

  5. glare(verb)

    be sharply reflected

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

    Synonyms:
    glower

  6. glare(verb)

    shine intensely

    "The sun glared down on us"

    Synonyms:
    glower

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. glare

    Light, strictly denoting a form of radiant energy, is used as a general term for any luminous effect discernible by the eye, from the faintest phosphorescence to the blaze of the noonday sun. A flame is both hot and luminous; if it contains few solid particles it will yield little light, tho it may afford intense heat, as in the case of a hydrogen-flame. A blaze is an extensive, brilliant flame. A flare is a wavering flame or blaze; a flash is a light that appears and disappears in an instant; as, a flash of lightning; the flash of gunpowder. The glare and glow are steady, the glare painfully bright, the glow subdued; as, the glare of torches; the glow of dying embers. Shine and shining refer to a steady or continuous emission of light; sheen is a faint shining, usually by reflection. Glimmer, glitter, and shimmer denote wavering light. We speak of the glimmer of distant lamps through the mist; of the shimmer of waves in sunlight or moonlight. A gleam is not wavering, but transient or intermittent; a sudden gleam of light came through the half-open door; a glitter is a hard light; as, the glitter of burnished arms. A sparkle is a sudden light, as of sparks thrown out; scintillation is the more exact and scientific term for the actual emission of sparks, also the figurative term for what suggests such emission; as, scintillations of wit or of genius. Twinkle and twinkling are used of the intermittent light of the fixed stars. Glistening is a shining as from a wet surface. Illumination is a wide-spread, brilliant light, as when all the windows of a house or of a street are lighted. The light of incandescence is intense and white like that from metal at a white heat.

    Synonyms:
    blaze, flame, flare, flash, flicker, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glistening, glistering, glitter, glow, illumination, incandescence, light, luster, scintillation, sheen, shimmer, shine, shining, sparkle, twinkle, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    blackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, gloom, gloominess, obscurity, shade, shadow

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. glare

    Synonyms:
    beam, shine, gleam, ray, radiate, glow

    Antonyms:
    shimmer, scintillate, glitter, smoulder, glimmer, glisten, glister, sparkle, flash, flicker

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. glare(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    flare, dazzle, glitter, glisten, gleam, sparkle

  2. glare(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    glower, look fierce, look black

  3. glare(n.)

    Synonyms:
    glitter, flare, dazzling light

  4. glare(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fierce look

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. glare(v)

    Synonyms:
    glitter, glisten, dazzle, frown, glower

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "glare":

    dazzle, awe, reflection, shard, brightness, glow, sun

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How to use glare in a sentence?

  1. Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad:

    Frank oh, say can you see, buy the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming. who's bright strips and broad stars, in the parelious night, o'er the rampart's we watched, as the da da, da, da, da, da, and the rocket's red glare, lots of bombs in the air, gave proof to the night, that we still had a flag, oh say does that spangle banner wave, over all-l-l-l-l that's free, over the home, of the land, and the land of the free

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person who burns from inside like the sun or a lamp can be a guiding light into others life and its luminous flux decides as how much a preacher’s life is right; and the people who can’t or don’t, seem bright only to those who have mere eyesight without a vision inside but just a minuscule glare.

  3. James Thurber:

    There are two kinds of light--the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The sensibility of a celebrity is keep own child away from media glare and all sort of own public activity.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The charity is done only in the condition of anonymity, but if being done in public or media glare then someone is seeking, directly or indirectly, publicity.

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