Daz"zle (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dazzled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dazzling (?).] [Freq. of daze.]

1.

To overpower with light; to confuse the sight of by brilliance of light.

Those heavenly shapes Will dazzle now the earthly, with their blaze Insufferably bright. Milton.

An unreflected light did never yet Dazzle the vision feminine. Sir H. Taylor.

2.

To bewilder or surprise with brilliancy or display of any kind.

"Dazzled and drove back his enemies."

Shak.

 

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Daz"zle, v. i.

1.

To be overpoweringly or intensely bright; to excite admiration by brilliancy.

Ah, friend! to dazzle, let the vain design. Pope.

2.

To be overpowered by light; to be confused by excess of brightness.

An overlight maketh the eyes dazzle. Bacon.

I dare not trust these eyes; They dance in mists, and dazzle with surprise. Dryden.

 

© Webster 1913.


Daz"zle, n.

A light of dazzling brilliancy.

 

© Webster 1913.

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