DAZ'ZLED, pp. Made wavering, as the sight; overpowered or dimmed by a too strong light.

DAZ'ZLEMENT, n. The act or power of dazzling.

DAZ'ZLING, ppr. Rendering unsteady or wavering as the sight; overpowering by a strong light; striking with splendor.

DAZ'ZLINGLY, adv. In a dazzling manner.

DE, a Latin prefix, denotes a moving from, separation; as in debark, decline, decease, deduct, decamp. Hence it often expresses a negative; as in derange. Sometimes it augments the sense, as in deprave, despoil. It coincides nearly in sense with the French des and L. dis.

DE'ACON, n. [Gr., a minister or servant.]