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dazzle

Dimming of vision due to intense stimulus of very bright light.
See: glare
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He relies too heavily, moreover, on Messiaen for his examples of dazzlement and breakthrough.
The film equates spectacular dazzlement with repressive power structures, with a totalitarianism or imperialism that is political as well as cultural.
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But Kissin's dramatic, emotionally declarative renditions of these dissimilar Chopin pieces - the querying Sturm und Drang of the first Ballade, the Slavic dazzlement of the fourth, the soothing rhythms of the Berceuse lullaby, and the playful, hallucinatory Scherzo No.
In each "case," the experience is described as a form of illness and is characterized by similar symptoms: a sense of discontinuity and unreality, a disorienting dazzlement, the inability to distinguish boundaries or limits.
Thus late-Elizabethan audiences may not only have been seduced into approving Falstaff's vices by the theatrical dazzlement deplored by Puritan anti-theatricalists.