dazzle dazzle  /ˈdæ zəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) brightness enough to blind partially and temporarily
  2. (v) to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
  3. (v) amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Chicago has so much razzle-dazzle that viewers may end up both raised and dazed.
  2. The familiar grey wood shacks with thatched roofs still stand between the moist green of mountains and banana trees and the dazzle of sparkling sea.
  3. Be a utility player who is capable of filling in anywhere, or be a specialist and razzle-dazzle your superiors.

News

  1. UFC 161: Predicting the Fight Night Bonuses

    Set for Saturday, June 15, UFC 161 is just around the corner. Injuries have ravished the card, dampening the enthusiasm it once garnered and rendering it far less intriguing than it originally looked. But lowered expectations in tow, the show will go on from Winnipeg, and will do so with a very real, yet very quiet potential to dazzle.  In spite of its limited star power, UFC 161 will feature ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. The good, the bad and the ugly

    Pioneers dazzle, disappoint, go 2-2 at Cody Tournament The Powell Pioneers were rolled by two Montana foes but pitched past both Wyoming opponents during an up-and-down weekend at the Simpson/Barrus Memorial Tournament in Cody. Powell dropped the tournament opener 15-11 to the Billings Angels and was embarrassed by the Billings Halos in a 13-0, six-inning game Saturday afternoon. Each loss was ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Powell Tribune

  3. TV Watch: Neil Patrick Harris promises to bring razzle-dazzle to Tony Awards

    The 67th annual Tony Awards, celebrating the best of the Broadway season, will be live from Radio City Music Hall. Expect a little razzle-dazzle from returning host Neil Patrick Harris, who seems to be everybody's pick for major awards show duties these days: He's also hosting the Emmys in September.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

Quotes

  1. "When you think of Wall Street ...... one has an image of these very freewheeling, razzle-dazzle, buccaneering kinds of firms," Chernow said. "That style of business is now history."
    on Dec 6, 2008 By: Ron Chernow Source: FOXNews

  2. "Right now we're hearing a lot of media razzle dazzle," Sharpton said. "I'm not hearing a lot of meat, or a lot of content. I think when the meat hits the fire, we'll find out if it's just fat or if there's some real meat there."
    on Jan 8, 2007 By: Al Sharpton Source: USA Today

  3. "There's going to be many artists getting up there to party and, hopefully, just doing what they do best, which is to dazzle," Davis said.
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Clive Davis Source: FOXNews

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