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Though the dullest of dramas, it is so brightened by brilliant legs that it dazzles every beholder.
The weather vane on Squire Bean's barn dazzles so the rooster seems to be shooting gold arrows into the river.
THE VILLAGE WATCH-TOWER(AKA KATE DOUGLAS RIGGS) KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
But how is it,” asked the Rajah, “that he thus dazzles our eyes?
The sun when it is nearly down shines on the headpiece and it dazzles and glistens like a big star; it looks quite curious.
THE WOUND DRESSERWALT WHITMAN
The embodiment lacked incessant fiery expedition—the explosive, meteoric quality that astounds and dazzles.
SHADOWS OF THE STAGEWILLIAM WINTER
The splendour of the exterior images that he is called upon to govern dazzles him; and, like Caesar, he goes astray.
MUSICIANS OF TO-DAYROMAIN ROLLAND
Another example is, "Only the star dazzles; the planet has a faint, moon-like ray" (adversative).
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
Its wit, even when it seems ill employed in deadly personalities, dazzles us.'
When she dazzles me with these brilliants, I sometimes reply in the Tartar, and so we are quits.
Now my mother's jelly is always so firm that you might cut it with a knife, and so bright and sparkling that it dazzles your eyes.
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