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bleary

adjective     /ˈblɪə.ri/ US  /ˈblɪr.i/
If you have bleary eyes, your eyes are red or have tears in them and you cannot see clearly, because you are tired or have just woken up: to be bleary-eyedTired and making tired blearily     /ˈblɪə.rɪ.li/ US  /ˈblɪr.ɪ-/ adverb Carl stared blearily (= in a very tired way) at the newspaper.Tired and making tired
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