- Shining intensely and blindingly: the glaring noonday sun. (adjective)
- Tastelessly showy or bright; garish. (adjective)
- Conspicuous; obvious: a glaring error. See Synonyms at flagrant. (adjective)
- Staring with anger, fierceness, or hostility: glaring eyes. (adjective)
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