bedazzle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bedazzle to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light "She was dazzled by the bright headlights"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Bedazzle To dazzle or make dim by a strong light. "Bedazzled with the sun."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bedazzle To dazzle by too strong a light; blind or render incapable of seeing clearly by excess of light.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Bedazzle be-daz′l to dazzle or overpower by any strong light
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Usage

In literature:

At his own risk and peril, it analyzes and digs deep into its own bedazzlement.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
He was befooled and bedazzled.
"Our Friend the Charlatan" by George Gissing
Merely because I've been, for a moment, somewhat bedazzled by its cheap glitter.
"The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig" by David Graham Phillips
They bedazzle one another with cross lights.
"Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
I stared bedazzled from the display to him who stood as showman.
"Helmet of Navarre" by Bertha Runkle
In one bedazzled moment we review a whole night of darkness.
"The Colossus" by Opie Read
In fact, her expression and manner were singular, denoting embarrassment, personal hatred, and a subtle bedazzlement.
"Gentle Julia" by Booth Tarkington
I was fifteen and romantic, and I was bedazzled just as the others were.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
All the other historians suffer from a certain bedazzlement in which they grope about.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I" by Various
Before this horizon of marvels, Bouvard and Pecuchet experienced a kind of bedazzlement.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
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In poetry:

There was a Young Lady of Dorking,
Who bought a large bonnet for walking;
But its colour and size,
So bedazzled her eyes,
That she very soon went back to Dorking.
"Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Dorking," by Edward Lear

In news:

Paging through China (DK), a treasury of photos illuminating the people, culture, and history of this vast and storied country, you may feel a little like Marco Polo, bedazzled by his explorations.
This CT200h has been thoroughly bedazzled with over-the-top nouveau riche nonsense and probably a metric ton of cash.
Bedazzled bras and half-clad circus acts: Welcome to the Victoria's Secret fashion show.
Bedazzled Bras Offer Extra Support Video.
' Bedazzled Bra' contest shares proceeds.
Just three years ago, business owner Lisa Looney and her daughter, Kathleen, were bedazzling flip-flops for friends.
Bedazzled bras and half- clad circus acts: Welcome to the Victoria's Secret fashion show.
She's in a shocking pink Dior evening gown, with Louis Vuitton jewelry and a bedazzled box clutch.
Along with colloquialisms set to music, there were also bedazzled costumes, dogs and, of course, pink.
Goodwill's glitzy Glitter Sale bedazzles Seattle.
Get ready to be bedazzled by a bounty of gems and minerals at the annual Rock, Gem and Mineral Show to be held today and Sunday at the Student Center at Highland Community College.
Unlike most others in the digital age, its increased exposure has come by way of a bedazzling live presence and the ensuing word-of-mouth.
That is, they're turning their fingernails into majestic works of art through heavy, heavy bedazzling.
Will they carry the same merchandise as their neighboring boutiques, or even worse, will their inventory consist of bedazzled T-shirts and Uggs.
Pamella Roland Grabs the Bedazzler.
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In science:

The euphoric bedazzlement at its implications for the nature of ‘time’ in Quantum Mechanics as reported for some observers in , from this point of view, is a reaction to the logical jujitsu entailed in trying to understand nature on the basis of inappropriate assumptions, in this case, the photon paradigm.
Quantum complimentarity, erasers and photons
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