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glow

1 noun
     
glow1 [singular]
1 a soft steady light
glow from
the glow from the dying fire
glow of
the dim glow of the lightbulb
the warm glow of the setting sun
the green glow of the computer monitor
2 the 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

a strong feeling of pleasure etc:
Sophie felt a glow of pride.

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