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NOUN (3)

1. a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted;
- Example: "a glare of sunlight"
[syn: glare, blaze, brilliance]

2. an angry stare;
[syn: glare, glower]

3. a focus of public attention;
- Example: "he enjoyed being in the limelight"
- Example: "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"
[syn: limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye]


VERB (3)

1. look at with a fixed gaze;
- Example: "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her"
[syn: glower, glare]

2. be sharply reflected;
- Example: "The moon glared back at itself from the lake's surface"

3. shine intensely;
- Example: "The sun glared down on us"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glare \Glare\, a. [See Glary, and Glare, n.] Smooth and bright or translucent; -- used almost exclusively of ice; as, skating on glare ice. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glare \Glare\, v. t. To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light. [1913 Webster] Every eye Glared lightning, and shot forth pernicious fire. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glare \Glare\, n. 1. A bright, dazzling light; splendor that dazzles the eyes; a confusing and bewildering light. [1913 Webster] The frame of burnished steel that cast a glare. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A fierce, piercing look or stare. [1913 Webster] About them round, A lion now he stalks with fiery glare. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. A viscous, transparent substance. See Glair. [1913 Webster] 4. A smooth, bright, glassy surface; as, a glare of ice. [U. S. ] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glare \Glare\ (gl[^a]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glared; p. pr. & vb. n. Glaring.] [OE. glaren, gloren; cf. AS. gl[ae]r amber, LG. glaren to glow or burn like coals, D. gloren to glimmer; prob. akin to E. glass.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shine with a bright, dazzling light. [1913 Webster] The cavern glares with new-admitted light. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To look with fierce, piercing eyes; to stare earnestly, angrily, or fiercely. [1913 Webster] And eye that scorcheth all it glares upon. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 3. To be bright and intense, as certain colors; to be ostentatiously splendid or gay. [1913 Webster] She glares in balls, front boxes, and the ring. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

glare n 1: a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of sunlight" [syn: glare, blaze, brilliance] 2: an angry stare [syn: glare, glower] 3: a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency" [syn: limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye] v 1: look at with a fixed gaze; "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her" [syn: glower, glare] 2: be sharply reflected; "The moon glared back at itself from the lake's surface" 3: shine intensely; "The sun glared down on us"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

207 Moby Thesaurus words for "glare": PR, aller sans dire, angry look, appear, ballyhoo, bandage, be bright, be evident, be manifest, be no secret, be noticeable, be revealed, be seen, be visible, beacon, beam, bedazzle, bedroom eyes, benight, blare, blatancy, blaze, blazing light, blind, blind the eyes, blindfold, blinding light, blurb, bore, brazenness, bright light, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, brilliant light, burn, burst of light, celebrity, color, colorfulness, come across, come-hither look, common knowledge, crudeness, cry, currency, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, darken, dash, daylight, daze, dazzle, dazzling light, dazzlingness, deprive of sight, diffuse light, dim, dirty look, eclat, eclipse, effulgence, evil eye, excecate, exposure, extravagance, extravaganza, extravagation, fame, famousness, flagrancy, flamboyance, flame, flare, flash, flashiness, flood of light, floridity, floridness, flush, frown, fulgor, fulgurate, gaiety, gape, garishness, gaudery, gaudiness, gaup, gawk, gaze, give light, glad eye, glance, glaring light, gleam, glint, glisten, glitter, gloat, glory, glow, glower, glowering look, gnarl, go without saying, goggle, gorgeousness, gouge, growl, hang out, hoodwink, hoopla, hue and cry, incandesce, jauntiness, jazziness, limelight, look black, look daggers, loom large, loudness, lower, luridness, luster, make a figure, make a show, make a splash, make blind, malocchio, mantle, maximum dissemination, meet the gaze, meretriciousness, need no explanation, notoriety, obscure, obtrusiveness, offense, ogle, ostentation, panache, peer, penetrating look, pique, plug, press notice, project, public eye, public knowledge, public relations, public report, publicity, publicity story, publicness, puff, radiance, radiancy, radiant splendor, radiate, reclame, redden, refulgence, refulgency, report, resplendence, resplendency, sauter aux yeux, scowl, send out rays, sensationalism, shamelessness, shine, shine brightly, shine out, shine through, shoot, shoot out rays, shout, show, show through, show up, showiness, snap, snarl, snow-blind, speak for itself, spit, splash, splendor, splurge, sportiness, spotlight, stand forth, stand out, stare, stick out, streaming light, strike blind, strike the eye, tawdriness, umbrage, vividness, vulgarness, whammy, write-up