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verb [intransitive] glow pronunciation in American English /ɡloʊ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyglow
he/she/itglows
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.

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    1. a.
      if something very hot glows, it looks red or orange and burns without producing flames

      The tip of a cigarette glowed in the dark doorway.

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    2. 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.

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  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

    1. a.
      if your eyes glow with an emotion, they show that emotion very clearly

      His eyes glowed with an extraordinary fervor.

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