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g loh

  • n  an alert and refreshed state
  • n  light from nonthermal sources
  • n  the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
  • n  a feeling of considerable warmth
    the glow of new love
    a glow of regret
  • n  a steady even light without flames
  • n  the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
  • n  an appearance of reflected light
  • v  emit a steady even light without flames
    The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden
  • v  have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
    Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna
  • v  shine intensely, as if with heat
    The coals were glowing in the dark
  • v  be exuberant or high-spirited
    Make the people's hearts glow
  • v  experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion

  • Disappointed Death leaves a glow of grateful wonder in the faces of those whom doctors cure.
  • To lure swing voters and dim Kerry's convention glow, the President tries an upbeat message: his second-term agenda.
  • Want to add some pizazz to your aquarium? A Taiwanese scientist has devised a way to make otherwise colorless fish glow neon green in the dark.

  • Ricky Martin in Washington Examiner
    The single dad says his twin sons inspired him to be open about his sexuality, since staying closeted "would be to indirectly diminish the glow that my kids were born with."
  • Scott Boras in San Jose Mercury News
    It was a tremendously fulfilling moment for Nick,Boras said. "To see the glow of a young man after he takes a huge step in his life and matures. It's something we can all share in this game."
  • Santana Moss in
    Moss said Taylor had a "different kind of glow" about him last week, particularly on Thanksgiving Day.

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