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")

Antonyms of adj glaring

2 senses of glaring

Sense 1
blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary -- (shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun")

INDIRECT (VIA bright) -> dull -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

Sense 2
crying (prenominal), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank -- (conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery")

INDIRECT (VIA conspicuous) -> inconspicuous, invisible -- (not prominent or readily noticeable; "he pushed the string through an inconspicuous hole"; "the invisible man")

Similarity of adj glaring

2 senses of glaring

Sense 1
blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary -- (shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun")
       => bright (vs. dull) -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

Sense 2
crying (prenominal), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank -- (conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery")
       => conspicuous (vs. inconspicuous) -- (obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening")

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