American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To dazzle so completely as to make blind.
- v. To please irresistibly; enchant.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dazzle by too strong a light; blind or render incapable of seeing clearly by excess of light.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To dazzle or make dim by a strong light.
- v. to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
“Lofty numbers bedazzle authorizers and lure fat checks from foundations and trustees.”
“No doubt you will both treasure your choice of a vintage engagement ring for a long time to come as they ooze character with a wide variety of styles, shapes, stones and carats that will certainly bedazzle, shimmer and shine.”
“We learned how to bedazzle the Bis before the Bedazzler was invented.”
“Vajazzling, for those still blissfully in the dark, is the application of glitter and crystal on to the waxed pubic area of a woman; vagina plus bedazzle, innit?”
“Back to my favorite new show -- is there anything these people don't bedazzle?”
“Heidi feels that the extra hours she gave them were only used in this case to bedazzle the outfits.”
“And for those of us that would rather bedazzle a box, or make a Popsicle stick barn, than do homework, the good news is, it can be really really great for your kids!”
“At the end of the strange catacombs where our heroes were trying to find their way was a large cave where a hydra was guarding the valuables that they were supposed to collect for Hoge Jan. Though Paythan and Ulfgar did think it was a very good idea to attack the monster, and Fabi was thinking of ways to bedazzle the creature with magic to avoid confrontation, Yng became impatient and simply attacked.”
“I wonder if there is a section on how to “bedazzle” a sweat jacket?”
“It'll be hard to get Fox to get a head/shoulder pundit shot of you in those free ASICS running shoes you wore on the cover of Newsweek, but you could pull a Madeleine Albright and bedazzle a different designer brooch each time you're on ... and get paid for it!”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘bedazzle’.
Tubey or not tubey.
( personal list )
related (from me):
Fuzzy! Fizzy! And lots of pizzazz!
Be- verbs (or verbals).
Words bewet through becalm were gratefully cribbed from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be-
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