glowing


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glow \Glow\ (gl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glowed (gl[=o]d); p.
   pr. & vb. n. Glowing.] [AS. gl[=o]wan; akin to D. gloeijen,
   OHG. gluoen, G. gl["u]hen, Icel. gl[=o]a, Dan. gloende
   glowing. [root]94. Cf. Gloom.]
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   1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth
      vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.
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            Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.
                                                  --Pope.
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   2. 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.
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            Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays.
                                                  --Dryden.
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            And glow with shame of your proceedings. --Shak.
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   3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin,
      from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.
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            Did not his temples glow
            In the same sultry winds and acrching heats?
                                                  --Addison.
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            The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands.
                                                  --Gay.
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   4. 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.
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            With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows.
                                                  --Dryden.
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            Burns with one love, with one resentment glows.
                                                  --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

glowing \glowing\ adj.
   1. softly bright or radiant.

   Syn: aglow(predicate), lambent, luminous, lucent.
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   2. highly enthusiastic; as, glowing praise.
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   3. brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light.

   Syn: fluorescent.
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   4. afire; as, glowing embers. [prenominal]

   Syn: burning.
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