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afterglow

af·ter·glow

afterglow

 
pronunciation:
aef tr glo
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the light, or the impression of light, that lingers after its source or cause is gone, as after a sunset.
We sat in the park enjoying the afterglow of the sunset.
definition 2: a warm, pleasing memory of a recent experience.
For a short time, I bathed in the afterglow of my mother's praise.
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