glaring glaring  /ɡ ˈlɛ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) shining intensely
  2. (adj) conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

Usage(s):

  1. It is possible to see cancer as a light: bright, glaring and harsh.
  2. Thus a monument to the conquest of polio faithful to the facts would consist of not one man in a white lab coat but two of them glaring at each other.
  3. A glaring conflict of interest is one possibility: these outfits are paid for their ratings by the bond issuer.

News

  1. Detroit Tigers Struggling Offense or Closer Jose Valverde: Which Is Worse?

    The Detroit Tigers have quite a few glaring weaknesses for a team that leads its division by 4.5 games, namely struggling closer Jose Valverde and an anemic offense that only shows up for six innings a night. Manager Jim Leyland has come under scrutiny in recent weeks because of these woes plaguing a team that should be competing for the best record in baseball behind Miguel Cabrera, Justin ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. 4 Undrafted Carolina Panthers Who Could Prove to Be Gems

    Most teams use the NFL draft to find the future of their team.  The draft is designed to allow teams to continue to build upon the previous year's success or plug holes for a glaring need.  Some players aren't fortunate enough to be drafted and sign with a team of their choosing. Sometimes these players see limited success as a professional player.  However, there are others who go on to have a ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Jerry Jones' Poor Decisions as GM, Not Jason Garrett's Play-Calling Has Doomed the 'Boys

    COMMENTARY | The offseason of change continues in Valley Ranch as per head coach Jason Garrett, offensive coordinator Bill Callahan has officially been designated the play-caller for the Dallas Cowboys. The move to Callahan is simply another attempt by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to distract the fans from the glaring personnel issues that currently plague the franchise.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "It's a lot of pitches, a lot of deep counts," Francona said. "Saying that, he made the one glaring mistake to Lofton."
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Terry Francona Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "One would hope that in the glaring light of the growing brutality of the Zimbabwean government, those states would finally feel moved to act. They can no longer deny that there is a real crisis on the way here," Dell said.
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Christopher Dell Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "For me it was a penalty," said Bruce. "There are no excuses because Titus should stay on his feet. Again, it was a glaring error of judgment by him. We are all told that you never go to ground when you don't have to in the penalty area, so...
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Steve Bruce Source: Sportinglife.com

Word of the Day
cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /