dazzling

[[t]dæ̱zlɪŋ[/t]]
1) ADJ-GRADED Something that is dazzling is very impressive or beautiful.

He gave Alberg a dazzling smile.

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Derived words:
dazzlingly ADV-GRADED

The view was dazzlingly beautiful.

2) ADJ A dazzling light is very bright and makes you unable to see properly for a short time.

He shielded his eyes against the dazzling declining sun.

Derived words:
dazzlingly ADV-GRADED ADV adj

The loading bay seemed dazzlingly bright.


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