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glow

glow

 
pronunciation:
glo
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a steady light, especially the light given off by something very hot.
The lantern's glow lit the path.
synonyms:
shine
similar words:
glimmer, luster, radiation
definition 2: brightness of color, especially redness.
The glow of the clouds made a beautiful sunset.
synonyms:
vividness
similar words:
blaze, intensity, luster
definition 3: a warm and rosy look on the face or body.
We knew they had worked hard by the glow on their faces.
synonyms:
flush
similar words:
blush, color
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: glowed, glowing, glows
definition 1: to shine with bright light, as something very hot but flameless does.
The coals were so hot they glowed.
synonyms:
shine
similar words:
blaze, flame, glimmer, radiate
definition 2: to have a bright, usually reddish color.
Our cheeks glowed after we ran home.
synonyms:
flush
similar words:
blaze, blush, color
definition 3: to show strong, good feelings; be radiant.
He glowed with excitement.
similar words:
thrill
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