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See definition of afterglow on Dictionary.com
  • as inglow
  • as inluster
  • as intwilight

synonyms for afterglow

  • bloom
  • blossom
  • brilliance
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glitter
  • intensity
  • light
  • radiance
  • ray
  • warmth
  • blush
  • effulgence
  • flush
  • gusto
  • heat
  • incandescence
  • lambency
  • luminosity
  • passion
  • phosphorescence
  • splendor
  • vividness
  • brightness
  • brilliance
  • glitter
  • glow
  • sheen
  • shimmer
  • sparkle
  • brilliancy
  • burnish
  • dazzle
  • effulgence
  • glaze
  • gleam
  • glint
  • incandescence
  • iridescence
  • lambency
  • luminousness
  • opalescence
  • polish
  • radiance
  • refulgence
  • resplendence
  • candescence

antonyms for afterglow

MOST RELEVANT
  • dark
  • dullness
  • darkness
  • dullness
  • matte
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How to use afterglow in a sentence

That happened in 1965 for Big Bang cosmology, when weak microwaves were discovered which pervaded all of space and had no plausible interpretation other than as an afterglow of a hot, dense “beginning.”
LESSONS FOR A YOUNG SCIENTIST - ISSUE 112: INSPIRATIONMARTIN REESJANUARY 12, 2022NAUTILUS
You can run your ass off and savor the adrenaline-soaked afterglow until long into the night.
A NEW YEAR’S RACE WILL CURE YOUR SEASONAL MALAISEMMIRHASHEMDECEMBER 23, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Even in the afterglow of arguably his biggest win as Georgetown’s head coach, Patrick Ewing couldn’t completely enjoy the moment.
PATRICK EWING ON TREATMENT AT MSG: ‘EVERYBODY IN THIS BUILDING SHOULD KNOW WHO THE HELL I AM’DES BIELERMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’ve generally believed that the real “value” of races comes from their afterglow, from the opportunity to one day get to bore your grandchildren with a detailed account of ripping down Boylston in your glorious youth.
WILL MAJOR MARATHONS ACTUALLY COME BACK THIS FALL?MARTIN FRITZ HUBERFEBRUARY 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
She awakes not in an afterglow of ecstasy and expensive hair products, but in a pool of Alex’s blood and no recollection of anything that happened the night before.
THE ABSURD, SADISTIC JOY OF THE FLIGHT ATTENDANTALEX ABAD-SANTOSDECEMBER 18, 2020VOX
The seven-year, $245 million contract came in the direct afterglow of a championship.
STEPHEN STRASBURG SHOULD BE ‘FULL-GO’ FOR SPRING TRAINING. THE NATS WILL NEED HIM.JESSE DOUGHERTYDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The sun had gone down, and the afterglow had faded red on the surrounding cliffs, then merged into the pearly grey of twilight.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
In the long afterglow of the July sunset they enamelled the barren heights with a rich, yellowish green.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
She wanted to see the full glory of the afterglow upon her profile, upon her neck, and bosom.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
It was the softest of spring nights with a faint afterglow in the sky and a rising moon when they set out.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
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WORDS RELATED TO AFTERGLOW

  • afterglow
  • bloom
  • blossom
  • blush
  • brilliance
  • effulgence
  • flush
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glitter
  • gusto
  • heat
  • incandescence
  • intensity
  • lambency
  • light
  • luminosity
  • passion
  • phosphorescence
  • radiance
  • ray
  • splendor
  • vividness
  • warmth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.