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Word: dazzle

Definition: make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder


Sentences Containing 'dazzle'

Given that he did not play college basketball, the Wizards split Blatche's playing time between the Roanoke Dazzle, their then-affiliate in the NBA Development League, and the Wizards in the 2005–06 season.
He later moved to television and helped with the production of "Razzle Dazzle" and "The Friendly Giant".
I spoke to Benedetto alone, and proposed to him to accompany me, endeavoring to tempt him by all the promises most likely to dazzle the imagination of a child of twelve.
In 1987, Adam (Craig Chester), a shy, cynical goth kid, encounters Steve (Malcolm Gets), an attractive Dazzle Dancer performing at Danceteria one night.
It was directed by Laurent Rejto and features cameos by Kate Pierson from the B-52's, James Lorinz (Frankenhooker), Johnny Dynell, Chi-Chi Valenti, the Dazzle Dancers, Rob Roth, Barbara Sicuranza, Larry Fessenden, Alan Midgette (Andy’s double), The Five Points Band, Guy Furrow, Kitty Boots and Hattie Hathaway.
It's not all razzle-dazzle show business.
Jon Pareles, writing for "The New York Times", believed that it would have been perceived as a "transitional album" by the band even if they had released it in 2000, and mused: "Sometime during the years of work, theatricality and razzle-dazzle replaced heart."
of five millions and a half; you even pointed it out to me in two drafts on the treasury, and you were astonished that so valuable a paper did not dazzle my eyes like lightning.''
On the Brooklyn Bridge, however, right as Steve prepares to propose to Adam, Adam absentmindedly muses that his entire litany of substance abuse and relationship problems were sparked by his disastrous affair with an incontinent Dazzle Dancer back in 1987.
Over 75% of the campers voluntarily participate in this energetic production, and dazzle the family, friends and alumni who pack the house each year.

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