Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun glare

3 senses of glare

Sense 1
glare, blaze, brilliance -- (a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; "a glare of sunlight")
       => brightness -- (the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white)

Sense 2
glare, glower -- (an angry stare)
       => stare -- (a fixed look with eyes open wide)

Sense 3
limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye -- (a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency")
       => prominence -- (the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb glare

3 senses of glare

Sense 1
glower, glare -- (look at with a fixed gaze; "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her")
       => stare -- (fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly")

Sense 2
glare -- (be sharply reflected; "The moon glared back at itself from the lake's surface")
       => reflect, shine -- (be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects")

Sense 3
glare -- (shine intensely; "The sun glared down on us")
       => shine, beam -- (emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces")

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