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glaring

Whether it's a bright light or a fault, glaring things are obvious. You just can't miss them.

Something glaring is obvious to everyone. Sometimes, there's a glaring light that's in your eyes, such as the glaring beams of the sun. Other times, it could be a glaring fault. For example, if you're a very short basketball player, your height is something everyone knows you have to overcome: it's a glaring problem for that sport. Things that are glaring in this way are almost always bad: there aren't any glaring ice cream cones or puppies. You can't avoid looking at things that are glaring, but you wish you could.

Definitions of glaring
  1. adjective
    shining intensely
    “the glaring sun”
    synonyms: blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glary
    bright
    emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
  2. adjective
    conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
    “a glaring error”
    synonyms: crying, egregious, flagrant, gross, rank
    conspicuous
    obvious to the eye or mind
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