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Definition of Glow


  1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.
  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.
  3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.
  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.
  5. To make hot; to flush.
  6. White or red heat; incandscence.
  7. Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.
  8. Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.
  9. Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.

Glow Quotations

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. - Thomas Jefferson
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
Thomas Jefferson

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
Gene Tunney

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Jack London

I think it's nice to age gracefully. OK, you lose the youth, a certain stamina and dewy glow, but what you gain on the inside as a human being is wonderful: the wisdom, the acceptance and the peace of mind. It's a fair exchange.
Cherie Lunghi
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Glow Translations

glow in Danish is ild
glow in Dutch is in gloed staan, gloeien, blaken
glow in Finnish is hehkua
glow in Italian is ardore, barlume
glow in Latin is subluceo, candeo, nitor, nitor, niteo
glow in Portuguese is fulgor
glow in Spanish is resplandecer
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