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glare

verb [I]  us   /ɡler, ɡlær/

glare verb [I] (LOOK)

to look at someone angrily and without moving your eyes: He kept talking during the concert, and people were glaring at him.

glare verb [I] (SHINE)

to shine too brightly: The sun glared on the snow and the effect was blinding.

glare

noun [C/U]  us   /ɡler, ɡlær/

glare noun [C/U] (LOOK)

a long, angry look at someone or something: [C] Their greeting was returned by a disapproving glare.

glare noun [C/U] (SHINE)

a shine that is much too bright and feels as if it is hurting your eyes: [U] A tinted windshield cuts down on glare.
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