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glow

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CIDE DICTIONARY

glowv. i. [AS. gl; akin to D. gloeijen, OHG. gluoen, G. glÜhen, Icel. gl, Dan. gloende glowing. Gloom.].
  •  To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.  [1913 Webster]
    "Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays."  [1913 Webster]
    "And glow with shame of your proceedings."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.  [1913 Webster]
    "Did not his temples glow
    In the same sultry winds and acrching heats?
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows."  [1913 Webster]
    "Burns with one love, with one resentment glows."  [1913 Webster]
glowv. t. 
     To make hot; to flush.  [1913 Webster]
    "Fans, whose wind did seem
    To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool.
    "  [1913 Webster]
glown. 
  •  White or red heat; incandscence.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.  [1913 Webster]
    "The red glow of scorn."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

glow, v. & n.
--v.intr.
1 a throw out light and heat without flame; be incandescent. b shine like something heated in this way.
2 (of the cheeks) redden, esp. from cold or exercise.
3 (often foll. by with) a (of the body) be heated, esp. from exertion; sweat. b express or experience strong emotion (glowed with pride; glowing with indignation).
4 showing a warm colour (the painting glows with warmth).
5 (as glowing adj.) expressing pride or satisfaction (a glowing report).
--n.
1 a glowing state.
2 a bright warm colour, esp. the red of cheeks.
3 ardour; passion.
4 a feeling induced by good health, exercise, etc.; well-being.

Idiom
glow discharge a luminous sparkless electrical discharge from a pointed conductor in a gas at low pressure. glow-worm any beetle of the genus Lampyris whose wingless female emits light from the end of the abdomen. in a glow colloq. hot or flushed; sweating.
Derivative
glowingly adv.
Etymology
OE glowan f. Gmc

THESAURUS

glow

Hygeia, ablate, activity, afterglow, air glow, alpenglow, animation, ardency, ardor, attractiveness, aurora, bake, be bright, be in heat, be somebody, be something, beacon, beam, beauteousness, beautifulness, beauty, beauty unadorned, bedazzle, beggar description, blanch, blare, blaze, blind, bloom, blossom, blush, blushing, boil, brightness, brilliance, brio, briskness, broil, burn, burning, burst with health, candescence, caper, caracole, change color, charm, chirp, chirrup, choke, color, color up, coloring, combust, cook, crepuscule, crimson, crimsoning, cut a dash, cut a figure, dance, darken, dawnlight, daze, dazzle, diffuse light, effulgence, elan, elegance, emotional health, enjoy good health, enthusiasm, excitement, exquisiteness, feel fine, feel good, fervency, fervor, feverishness, fidget, fieriness, figure, fire, first light, fitness, flame, flame up, flare, flare up, flash, flicker, flip out, flourish, flush, flushing, flutter, foredawn, freak out on, frolic, fry, fulgurate, gambol, gasp, get high on, give light, glance, glare, gleam, glimmer, glint, glitter, gloss, go pitapat, grace, grow red, gusto, half-light, handsomeness, have the fidgets, have the shakes, health, healthy glow, heat, heave, hectic, hectic flush, ignite, impassionedness, impetuosity, impetus, incandesce, incandescence, jerk, joie de vivre, keep fit, kindle, knock dead, lambency, laugh, life, light, light up, lilt, live, liveliness, look black, loveliness, luminosity, luminousness, luster, lustiness, make a figure, make a splash, mantle, mantling, mental health, mettle, morning twilight, never feel better, overheat, pale, palpitate, pant, parch, passion, perkiness, pertness, phosphoresce, phosphorescence, physical condition, physical fitness, pink, prettiness, pulchritude, quake, quaver, quiver, radiance, radiate, radiate cheer, radiate heat, redden, reddening, redness, resplendence, roast, robustness, romp, rose, rosiness, rouge, rubefacient, rubescence, rufescence, rush, scald, scorch, seethe, send out rays, shake, sheen, shimmer with heat, shine, shine brightly, shininess, shining light, shiver, shoot, shoot out rays, simmer, sing, skip, skylight, smile, smolder, smother, spark, sparkle, spirit, spiritedness, splendor, squirm, stay in shape, stay young, steam, stew, stifle, suffocate, sunset glow, sweat, swell, swell with emotion, swelter, the beautiful, the small hours, thrill, thrill to, throb, tingle, tingle with excitement, toast, toss, toss and turn, tremble, tumble, turn color, turn on to, turn pale, turn red, twilight, twist and turn, twitch, twitter, vehemence, vivacity, warm color, warmth, warmth of color, wear well, well-being, whistle, whiten, whiteness, wiggle, wriggle, writhe, zest, zestfulness

ROGET THESAURUS

glow

Vigor

N vigor, power, force, boldness, raciness, intellectual, force, spirit, point, antithesis, piquance, piquancy, verve, glow, fire, warmth, strong language, gravity, sententiousness, elevation, loftiness, sublimity, eloquence, command of words, command of language, vigorous, nervous, powerful, forcible, trenchant, incisive, impressive, sensational, spirited, lively, glowing, sparkling, racy, bold, slashing, pungent, piquant, full of point, pointed, pithy, antithetical, sententious, lofty, elevated, sublime, eloquent, vehement, petulant, impassioned, poetic, in glowing terms, in good set terms, in no measured terms, thoughts that breath and words that burn.

Feeling

N feeling, suffering, endurance, tolerance, sufferance, supportance, experience, response, sympathy, impression, inspiration, affection, sensation, emotion, pathos, deep sense, warmth, glow, unction, gusto, vehemence, fervor, fervency, heartiness, cordiality, earnestness, eagerness, empressement, gush, ardor, zeal, passion, enthusiasm, verve, furore, fanaticism, excitation of feeling, fullness of the heart, passion, ecstasy, blush, suffusion, flush, hectic, tingling, thrill, turn, shock, agitation, quiver, heaving, flutter, flurry, fluster, twitter, tremor, throb, throbbing, pulsation, palpitation, panting, trepidation, perturbation, ruffle, hurry of spirits, pother, stew, ferment, state of excitement, feeling, sentient, sensuous, sensorial, sensory, emotive, emotional, of feeling, with feeling, warm, quick, lively, smart, strong, sharp, acute, cutting, piercing, incisive, keen, keen as a razor, trenchant, pungent, racy, piquant, poignant, caustic, impressive, deep, profound, indelible, deep felt, home felt, heartfelt, swelling, soul-stirring, deep-mouthed, heart-expanding, electric, thrilling, rapturous, ecstatic, earnest, wistful, eager, breathless, fervent, fervid, gushing, passionate, warm-hearted, hearty, cordial, sincere, zealous, enthusiastic, glowing, ardent, burning, red-hot, fiery, flaming, boiling over, pervading, penetrating, absorbing, rabid, raving, feverish, fanatical, hysterical, impetuous, impressed with, moved with, touched with, affected with, penetrated with, seized with, imbued with, devoured by, wrought up, struck all of a heap, rapt, in a quiver, enraptured, heart and soul, from the bottom of one's heart, ab imo pectore, at heart, con amore, heartily, devoutly, over head and ears, head over heels, the heart big, the heart full, the heart swelling, the heart beating, the heart pulsating, the heart throbbing, the heart thumping, the heart beating high, the heart melting, the heart overflowing, the heart bursting, the heart breaking, the heart goes out, a heart as big as all outdoors (sympathy).

VB feel, receive an impression, be impressed with, entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling, respond, catch the flame, catch the infection, enter the spirit of, bear, suffer, support, sustain, endure, thole, aby, abide, experience, taste, prove, labor under, smart under, bear the brunt of, brave, stand, swell, glow, warm, flush, blush, change color, mantle, turn color, turn pale, turn red, turn black in the face, tingle, thrill, heave, pant, throb, palpitate, go pitapat, tremble, quiver, flutter, twitter, shake, be agitated, be excited, look blue, look black, wince, draw a deep breath, impress.

Heat

N heat, caloric, temperature, warmth, fervor, calidity, incalescence, incandescence, glow, flush, fever, hectic, phlogiston, fire, spark, scintillation, flash, flame, blaze, bonfire, firework, pyrotechnics, pyrotechny, wildfire, sheet of fire, lambent flame, devouring element, adiathermancy, recalescence, summer, dog days, canicular days, baking, heat, white heat, tropical heat, Afric heat, Bengal heat, summer heat, blood heat, sirocco, simoom, broiling sun, insolation, warming, sun, pyrology, thermology, thermotics, thermodynamics, thermometer, calorie, gram-calorie, small calorie, kilocalorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie, British Thermal Unit, B, T, U, therm, quad, degrees Kelvin, kelvins, degrees centigrade, degrees Celsius, degrees Fahrenheit, hot, warm, mild, genial, tepid, lukewarm, unfrozen, thermal, thermic, calorific, fervent, fervid, ardent, aglow, sunny, torrid, tropical, estival, canicular, steamy, close, sultry, stifling, stuffy, suffocating, oppressive, reeking, baking, red hot, white hot, smoking hot, burning, hot, piping hot, like a furnace, like an oven, burning, hot as fire, hot as pepper, hot enough to roast an ox, hot enough to boil an egg, fiery, incandescent, incalescent, candent, ebullient, glowing, smoking, live, on fire, dazzling, in flames, blazing, in a blaze, alight, afire, ablaze, unquenched, unextinguished, smoldering, in a heat, in a glow, in a fever, in a perspiration, in a sweat, sudorific, sweltering, sweltered, blood hot, blood warm, warm as a toast, warm as wool, volcanic, plutonic, igneous, isothermal, isothermic, isotheral, not a breath of air, whirlwinds of tempestuous fire.

VB be hot, glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, burn, blister, broil, blaze, flame, smolder, parch, fume, pant, heat, recalesce, thaw, give.

Light

N light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil, sunbeam, moonbeam, aurora, day, sunshine, light of day, light of heaven, moonlight, starlight, sunlight, daylight, broad daylight, noontide light, noontide, noonday, noonday sun, glow, glimmering, glint, play of light, flood of light, phosphorescence, lambent flame, flush, halo, glory, nimbus, aureola, spark, scintilla, facula, sparkling, emication, scintillation, flash, blaze, coruscation, fulguration, flame, lightning, levin, ignis fatuus, luster, sheen, shimmer, reflexion, reflection, gloss, tinsel, spangle, brightness, brilliancy, splendor, effulgence, refulgence, fulgor, fulgidity, dazzlement, resplendence, transplendency, luminousness, luminosity, lucidity, renitency, nitency, radiance, radiation, irradiation, illumination, actinic rays, actinism, Roentgen-ray, Xray, photography, heliography, photometer, optics, photology, photometry, dioptrics, catoptrics, chiaroscuro, clairobscur, clear obscure, breadth, light and shade, black and white, tonality, reflection, refraction, dispersion, refractivity, shining, luminous, luminiferous, lucid, lucent, luculent, lucific, luciferous, light, lightsome, bright, vivid, splendent, nitid, lustrous, shiny, beamy, scintillant, radiant, lambent, sheen, sheeny, glossy, burnished, glassy, sunny, orient, meridian, noonday, tide, cloudless, clear, unclouded, unobscured, gairish, garish, resplendent, transplendent, refulgent, effulgent, fulgid, fulgent, relucent, splendid, blazing, in a blaze, ablaze, rutilant, meteoric, phosphorescent, aglow, bright as silver, light as day, bright as day, light as noonday, bright as noonday, bright as the sun at noonday, actinic, photogenic, graphic, heliographic, heliophagous, a day for gods to stoop and men to soar, dark with excessive bright.

VB shine, glow, glitter, glister, glisten, twinkle, gleam, flare, flare up, glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, flash, blaze, be bright, reflect light, daze, dazzle, bedazzle, radiate, shoot out beams, fulgurate, clear up, brighten, lighten, enlighten, levin, light, light up, irradiate, shine upon, give out a light, hang out a light, cast light upon, cast light in, throw light upon, throw light in, shed light upon, shed luster upon, illume, illumine, illuminate, relume, strike a light, kindle.

Color

N color, hue, tint, tinge, dye, complexion, shade, tincture, cast, livery, coloration, glow, flush, tone, key, pure color, positive color, primary color, primitive complementary color, three primaries, spectrum, chromatic dispersion, broken color, secondary color, tertiary color, local color, coloring, keeping, tone, value, aerial perspective, chromatics, spectrum analysis, spectroscopy, chromatism, chromatography, chromatology, prism, spectroscope, spectrograph, spectrometer, colorimeter (optical instruments), pigment, coloring matter, paint, dye, wash, distemper, stain, medium, mordant, oil paint, colored, colorific, tingent, tinctorial, chromatic, prismatic, full-colored, high-colored, deep-colored, doubly-dyed, polychromatic, chromatogenous, tingible, bright, vivid, intense, deep, fresh, unfaded, rich, gorgeous, gay, gaudy, florid, gay, garish, rainbow-colored, multihued, showy, flaunting, flashy, raw, crude, glaring, flaring, discordant, inharmonious, mellow, pastel, harmonious, pearly, sweet, delicate, tender, refined.


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