"glare" in the noun sense
1. glare, blaze, brilliance
a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
"a glare of sunlight"
2. glare, glower
an angry stare
3. limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye
a focus of public attention
"he enjoyed being in the limelight"
"when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"
"glare" in the verb sense
1. glower, glare
look at with a fixed gaze
"The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her"
be sharply reflected
"The moon glared back at itself from the lake's surface"
"The sun glared down on us"
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