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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishafterglowaf‧ter‧glow /ˈɑːftəɡləʊ $ ˈæftərɡloʊ/ noun [countable usually singular]  1 FEEL HAPPY/FRIGHTENED/BORED ETCa pleasant feeling that remains after a good experienceafterglow of the afterglow of victory2 LIGHTthe light that remains in the sky after the sun goes down
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afterglowBehind it an apricot afterglow trailed like an exquisite taillight across the sky.Through the crepuscular afterglow, from behind the marble pineapple, there came skipping a true-light figure.Telling the story, Savelli grinned, basking in the jittery afterglow of it.Even in Britain people noticed dazzling, lingering sunsets last winter which left a distinctive purple afterglow.In the afterglow of the holidays come signs of a few hangovers from expensive champagne.The grin is the afterglow of what Fonda describes as the most fulfilling job in his professional life, playing Ulee Jackson.You could see the afterglow of the victory in his face.Moisturizer and foundation give the skin a glow akin to the afterglow of lovemaking.
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