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verb [intransitive] American English pronunciation: glow /ɡloʊ/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participleglowing
past tenseglowed
past participleglowed

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  1. 1
    to shine with a soft light

    His desk light glowed in the darkness of the big room.

    1. b.
      if a place or object glows with color, it has a lot of bright colors

      The interiors of the churches glow with rich color.

  2. 2
    to show strong and happy emotion, especially in your face

    When he talks about them, he positively glows.

    glow with:

    She glowed with happiness.

    the faces of parents glowing with pride

  3. 3
    if your face or body is glowing, it looks pink or red, for example because you are healthy or embarrassed

    The girl's skin glowed and her eyes were bright.

    glow with:

    young men glowing with health

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