Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of dazzlement.

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Examples

  • He had learned a few dazzlements – everyone at the College had a signature move and it was refreshing to swim in a circle that was not yet jaded by petty enchantments.

    Cat Rambo

  • Your priests in Qualinost are dazzlements of glass fractured on red velvet.

    The Reign of Istar

  • When we got in, she excused herself and went off to her own room, coming back, after a weary time, in such a glory of silks and satins that I blinked my eyes before her dazzlements.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • The dark eyes of a sparkling brunette embarrassed him as much as the dreamy blue orbs of a lily-like blonde, -- they were curious dazzlements that got into his way at times, and made him doubtful as to whether any positive sincerity ever could or ever would lurk behind such bewildering brief flashes of light which appeared to shine forth without meaning, and vanish again without result.

    God's Good Man

  • The dark eyes of a sparkling brunette embarrassed him as much as the dreamy blue orbs of a lily-like blonde, -- they were curious dazzlements that got into his way at times, and made him doubtful as to whether any positive sincerity ever could or ever would lurk behind such bewildering brief flashes of light which appeared to shine forth without meaning, and vanish again without result.

    God's Good Man

  • The dark eyes of a sparkling brunette embarrassed him as much as the dreamy blue orbs of a lily-like blonde, -- they were curious dazzlements that got into his way at times, and made him doubtful as to whether any positive sincerity ever could or ever would lurk behind such bewildering brief flashes of light which appeared to shine forth without meaning, and vanish again without result.

    God's Good Man

  • Hebrews magnified with his splendid eloquence, in reference to the great Lawgiver, 'And chose rather to suffer affliction with the people of God,' and to turn his back upon the dazzlements of a court, than to

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Second Kings Chapters VIII to End and Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah. Esther, Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes

  • The stuff prematurely burnt out of him: little left but foul smoke and ashes of expiring sensualities: what might have been Thought, Insight, and even Conduct, gone now, or fast going, -- to confused darkness, broken by bewildering dazzlements; to obstreperous crotchets; to activities which you may call semi-delirious, or even semi-galvanic!

    The French Revolution

  • Nay what are all errors and perversities of his, even those stealings of ribbons aimless confused miseries and vagabondisms, if we will interpret them kindly, but the blinkard dazzlements and staggerings to and fro of a man sent on an errand he is too weak for, by a path he cannot yet find?

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

  • Don't think she has naught but dazzlements at her beck. "

    The Queen of Air and Darkness

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