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Aglow vs. Glow

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  • Aglow (adjective)

    glowing; radiant

  • Glow (verb)

    To give off light from heat or to emit light as if heated.

    "The fire was still glowing after ten hours."

  • Glow (verb)

    To radiate some emotional quality like light.

    "The zealots glowed with religious fervor."

    "You are glowing from happiness!"

  • Glow (verb)

    To gaze especially passionately at something.

  • Glow (verb)

    To radiate thermal heat.

    "Iron glows red hot when heated to near its melting point."

    "After their workout, the gymnasts' faces were glowing red."

  • Glow (verb)

    To shine brightly and steadily.

    "The new baby's room glows with bright, loving colors."

  • Glow (verb)

    To make hot; to flush.

  • Glow (verb)

    To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.

  • Glow (noun)

    The state of a glowing object.

  • Glow (noun)

    The condition of being passionate or having warm feelings.

  • Glow (noun)

    The brilliance or warmth of color in an environment or on a person (especially one's face).

    "He had a bright red glow on his face."

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Aglow (adverb)

    In a glow; glowing; as, cheeks aglow; the landscape all aglow.

  • Glow (verb)

    To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.

  • Glow (verb)

    To exhibit a strong, bright color; to be brilliant, as if with heat; to be bright or red with heat or animation, with blushes, etc.

  • Glow (verb)

    To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.

  • Glow (verb)

    To feel the heat of passion; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, etc.; to rage, as passior; as, the heart glows with love, zeal, or patriotism.

  • Glow

    To make hot; to flush.

  • Glow (noun)

    White or red heat; incandscence.

  • Glow (noun)

    Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.

  • Glow (noun)

    Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.

  • Glow (noun)

    Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Aglow (adjective)

    softly bright or radiant;

    "a house aglow with lights"

    "glowing embers"

    "lambent tongues of flame"

    "the lucent moon"

    "a sky luminous with stars"

  • Glow (noun)

    an alert and refreshed state

  • Glow (noun)

    light from nonthermal sources

  • Glow (noun)

    the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised

  • Glow (noun)

    a feeling of considerable warmth;

    "the glow of new love"

    "a glow of regret"

  • Glow (noun)

    a steady even light without flames

  • Glow (noun)

    the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface

  • Glow (noun)

    an appearance of reflected light

  • Glow (verb)

    emit a steady even light without flames;

    "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"

  • Glow (verb)

    especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink;

    "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

  • Glow (verb)

    shine intensely, as if with heat;

    "The coals were glowing in the dark"

    "The candles were burning"

  • Glow (verb)

    be exuberant or high-spirited;

    "Make the people's hearts glow"

  • Glow (verb)

    experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion;

    "She was beaming with joy"

    "Her face radiated with happiness"

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