dazzle


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dazzle

Dimming of vision due to intense stimulus of very bright light.
See: glare
References in classic literature ?
Red-stacked tugs tore by, rocking the Razzle Dazzle in the waves of their wake.
I now require this of all pictures, that they domesticate me, not that they dazzle me.
It was his chief solace and satisfaction to alleviate individual distress, to confer favours upon worthy ones who had need of succour, to dazzle unfortunates by unexpected and bewildering gifts of truly royal magnificence, bestowed, however, with wisdom and judiciousness.
Amelia was overpowered by the flash and the dazzle and the fashionable talk of her worldly rival.
That peasant with the long waist seemed to be gnawing something on the wall, the old lady began stretching her legs the whole length of the carriage, and filling it with a black cloud; then there was a fearful shrieking and banging, as though someone were being torn to pieces; then there was a blinding dazzle of red fire before her eyes and a wall seemed to rise up and hide everything.
He had the appearance of a man from whom you would expect sound advice, moral sentiments, with perhaps a platitude or two thrown in on occasion, not from a desire to dazzle, but from honest conviction.
There still remained some lurking suspicion in my mind, however, that the whole thing was a pre-arranged episode, intended to dazzle me, though what earthly object he could have in taking me in was past my comprehension.
I feared the light might dazzle her eyes and wake her, so I brought it here.
Let me pass in Paris the time necessary for the regulation of my affairs, and accustom myself, by degrees, to the heavy and glittering idea which is beating in my brain and dazzles me.
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Sir Peter, who co-created the sleeve design for The Beatles' album, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, created the Everybody Razzle Dazzle patterns on the recently dazzled Mersey Ferry.
Motion dazzle markings are high contrast patterns that may function in this way.