As he approaches the deadline, though, his own need for a bone-marrow donor is glaring.
However, there are glaring examples where it is not the case.
In other words, a glaring, prison-yard spotlight has been shone down on the large number of women who fake it.
late 13c., "shine brightly," from or related to Middle Dutch, Middle Low German glaren "to gleam," related by rhoticization to glas (see glass). Sense of "stare fiercely" is from late 14c. The noun is c.1400 in sense "bright light;" 1660s in sense of "fierce look." Old English glær (n.) meant "amber." Related: Glared; glaring.