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synonyms for blear

  • darken
  • deceive
  • dim
  • dull
  • fog
  • mislead
  • obscure
  • protrude
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antonyms for blear

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  • brighten
  • illuminate
  • lighten
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How to use blear in a sentence

But the whole place has through the day-time a blear-eyed, a drunk-over-night appearance.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
And the blear-eyed merchant wrote and sealed and filed and took no notice of his customers.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
It is this that makes them blear-eyed, and even uglier than Nature intended them to be.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
Even the stouthearted Captain and the faithful mate, blear-eyed and haggard from loss of sleep, were filled with wonder.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
A blear-eyed, unsteady individual, whom Bart recognized as a member of the Sharp Corner contingent, advanced to the table.
BART STIRLING'S ROAD TO SUCCESSALLEN CHAPMAN
Six pairs of eyes, blear or foxy, were riveted upon the boyish figure of the housebreaker.
THE OAKDALE AFFAIREDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
Blear-eyed and foxy-eyed, bearded and stubbled cheeked, young and old, were the men the youth looked upon.
THE OAKDALE AFFAIREDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
Always behind him he expected the sudden onslaught of the bearded, blear-eyed followers of The Sky Pilot.
THE OAKDALE AFFAIREDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
In one or two shops a light was appearing, looking tiny, blear, and absurd in the gray afternoon.
VANITASVERNON LEE
The Emperor grew more weak-legged and blear-eyed what of the ingenious deviltries devised for him by Yunsan.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
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WORDS RELATED TO BLEAR

  • becloud
  • bedim
  • befog
  • blear
  • blind
  • darken
  • daze
  • dazzle
  • dim
  • glare
  • make hazy
  • make indistinct
  • make vague
  • mask
  • muddy
  • obscure
  • shade
  • soften
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