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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.

    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.

    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.

  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.

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