Etymology
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dazzle (v.)

late 15c., "be stupefied, be confused" (a sense now obsolete), frequentative of Middle English dasen "be stunned, be bewildered" (see daze (v.)). Originally intransitive; the transitive sense of "overpower with strong or excessive light" is from 1530s. The figurative sense of "overpower or excite admiration by brilliancy or showy display" is from 1560s. As a noun, "brightness, splendor," 1650s. Related: Dazzled; dazzling.

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Definitions of dazzle
1
dazzle (v.)
to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light;
She was dazzled by the bright headlights
Synonyms: bedazzle / daze
dazzle (v.)
amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill;
The dancer dazzled the audience with his turns and jumps
Her arguments dazzled everyone
2
dazzle (n.)
brightness enough to blind partially and temporarily;
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