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Aglow vs. Luminous

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Aglowadjective

glowing; radiant

Luminousadjective

emitting light; glowing brightly

Aglowadverb

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

Luminousadjective

brightly illuminated

Aglowadjective

softly bright or radiant;

‘a house aglow with lights’; ‘glowing embers’; ‘lambent tongues of flame’; ‘the lucent moon’; ‘a sky luminous with stars’;

Luminousadjective

Shining; emitting or reflecting light; brilliant; bright; as, the is a luminous body; a luminous color.

‘Fire burneth wood, making it . . . luminous.’; ‘The mountains lift . . . their lofty and luminous heads.’;

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Luminousadjective

Illuminated; full of light; bright; as, many candles made the room luminous.

‘Up the staircase moved a luminous space in the darkness.’;

Luminousadjective

Enlightened; intelligent; also, clear; intelligible; as, a luminous mind.

Luminousadjective

softly bright or radiant;

‘a house aglow with lights’; ‘glowing embers’; ‘lambent tongues of flame’; ‘the lucent moon’; ‘a sky luminous with stars’;

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