Verb(1) make dim or indistinct
Adjective(1) tired to the point of exhaustion
(1) She woke up with a start and twelve menacing figures shimmered into focus as the blear left her eyes.(2) They were almost transparent, blear beads of amber, slightly filmed with red; blood, a vampire's tears.(3) The blear in his eyes receded like sea foam before the bow.(4) Despite the hopes earlier held out to him by the Wife, the Husband can now envisage no alternative to ruin and to the ultimate terror of beggary which, he later says, was the ├ö├ç├┐thing I feared. / O, 'twas the enemy my eyes so bleared !├ö├ç├û(5) She saw the door slam, the ghost evaporate, and the girl running until everything around her bleared into nothingness.(6) Her vision bleared and she couldn't hear anything.(7) There she beheld another countenance, of a man well stricken in years, a pale, thin, scholar-like visage, with eyes dim and bleared by the lamplight that had served them to pore over many ponderous books.(8) His vision bleared for the last second that he remembered before he fell and everything went black.(9) She pursed her mouth, lipstick blearing like a squashed berry.(10) I frowned as they departed, and turned to my mother and father, sadness blearing up my eyes.(11) In the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins' evocative phrasing, ├ö├ç├┐All is seared with trade; bleared , smeared with toil; and wears man's smudge and shares man's smell.├ö├ç├û(12) I honestly just couldn't read it, my eyes were blearing .(13) Tears bleared my vision as I took every agonizing step, one at a time, through first the winding maze of the gardens, and then the dark corridors, lit only by the faint glow of a torch.
1. blear-eyed ::
2. bleary-eyed ::
3. bleary ::
4. blur ::
1. illuminate ::
2. illumine ::
3. lighten ::
Different Formsblear, blearily
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