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glow

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishglowglow1 /ɡləʊ $ ɡloʊ/ ●●○ noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 1 LIGHTa soft steady lightglow from 🔊 the glow from the dying fireglow of 🔊 the dim glow of the lightbulb 🔊 the warm glow of the setting sun 🔊 the green glow of the computer monitor2 DSOSHINEthe pink colour in your face or body that you have when you are healthy, have been doing exercise, or are excited 🔊 She had a healthy glow in her cheeks.3 a glow of pleasure/satisfaction/happiness etc
Examples from the Corpus
glowDiffused lighting cast a warm amber glow over a couple of oak display cabinets and reflected off the glass-panelled walls.Mr Sammler, back walking the streets, which now were dark blue, a bluish glow from the street lamps.At Camasunary the bothy for walkers by the sea had a driftwood firelight glow coming through the window.The golden glow of candlelight gives a room a romantic atmosphere.the green glow of my computer monitorShe always had a healthy glow about her.The audience sat in a warm honey glow, drinking tea and eating richly iced cake.the orange glow of the sunsetThe sun has dipped beneath the horizon, leaving behind a pink glow joined by a crescent moon.And amid the glow there are girls.She woke to find the room dim with approaching dusk, and without lights except for the glow of the fire.the glow of copper pansEvery time I glance inside l feel a warm glow of satisfaction.Candles give a warm glow to the room.There faces were lit by the warm glow of the fire.healthy glowLeathery tans long since fell from favour, but a healthy glow is still considered the picture of vitality.His skin was soft and smooth, and had a healthy glow.All of which could give the right shares a healthy glow.As a bonus, we can count on the slimmer, trimmer body and healthy glow that come from regular workouts.These brilliant products lightly even out skin tone and give a hint of healthy glow.
glowglow2 ●●○ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 SHINEto produce or reflect a soft steady light syn shine 🔊 The bedside lamp glowed dimly. 🔊 The fireplace was still glowing with the remains of last night’s fire. 🔊 The red tip of his cigarette was glowing in the dark.see thesaurus at shine2 SHINEif your face or body glows, it is pink or hot because you are healthy, have been doing exercise, or are feeling a strong emotionglow with 🔊 She looked exceptionally well, glowing with health.3 glow with pride/joy/pleasure etc4 if something glows with a quality or colour, it is attractive and has strong coloursglow with 🔊 The interior of the house glowed with colour, warmth, and life.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
glowThe church walls glowed in the candlelight.A few lumps of coal still glowed in the fire.The evening sun glowed in the sky.He fumbled for the light switch, and when the bulb first glowed it made him blink several times.And they would come: diddy-jackets glowing like street lamps, shovels sparking in the limestone chips.The theatres are empty, the screens glow white and ghostly.The windows were glowing with a warm, yellow light.glowing with healthFrancesca was as pretty as a picture and apparently glowing with health.Yogurt manufacturers, for example, portray fit, lively people, glowing with health.
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Verb table
glow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyglow
he, she, itglows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyglowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave glowed
he, she, ithas glowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad glowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill glow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have glowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam glowing
he, she, itis glowing
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you, we, theyare glowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas glowing
you, we, theywere glowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been glowing
he, she, ithas been glowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been glowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be glowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been glowing
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