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aglare

[uh-glair] /əˈglɛər/
adjective, adverb
1.
glaring; blazing:
The sky was aglare with spotlights.
Origin of aglare
1870-1875
1870-75; a-1 + glare1
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  • His eyes were aglare with a terrible rage and hate; he stepped backward a little, bending his right arm, spreading the fingers.

    'Drag' Harlan Charles Alden Seltzer
  • The high Balsam peaks were shaken by thunder and aglare with lightning.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • At three in the morning Port of Spain woke up, all aglare with the blaze six miles away to the north-west.

    At Last Charles Kingsley
  • There was a waving of hands and handkerchiefs from the little station, aglare in the early afternoon sun.

    Different Girls Various
  • A week after a great city was all aglare with flags, and ablare with trumpets.

  • The cafés and wine-shops are aglare and the terrasse chairs are crowded to their fullest of the day.

    Mlle. Fouchette Charles Theodore Murray
  • Above, the whole sky was aglare with its wavering red reflections.

    Old Judge Priest Irvin S. Cobb

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