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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: daze

dazzle

verb
     
daz‧zle [transitive]
1 if a very bright light dazzles you, it stops you from seeing properly for a short time:
a deer dazzled by the headlights
2 to make someone feel strong admiration:
As children, we were dazzled by my uncle's good looks and charm.
dazzle noun [uncountable]

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