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aglow

[ uh-gloh ]SEE DEFINITION OF aglow
  • as inlight
  • as inbright
  • as inirradiant
  • as inlucent
  • as inablaze
  • as inglowing

Synonyms for aglow

  • bright
  • luminous
  • rich
  • shiny
  • sunny
  • burnished
  • clear
  • flashing
  • fluorescent
  • glossy
  • glowing
  • polished
  • shining
  • ablaze
  • brilliant
  • cloudless
  • lambent
  • lucent
  • lustrous
  • phosphorescent
  • radiant
  • refulgent
  • resplendent
  • scintillant
  • unclouded
  • unobscured
  • vivid
  • well-lighted
  • well-lit
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Antonyms for aglow

  • cloudy
  • dark
  • dull
  • gloomy
  • obscure
  • unhappy
  • black
  • brunette
  • darkened
  • difficult
  • dim
  • dusky
  • grave
  • heavy
  • laborious
  • serious
  • solemn
  • weighted
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AGLOW

Nana was in the centre with her pink dress all aglow in the sunlight.

When Ben Aboo came to himself the patio was aglow with flames.

Her face beamed, her eyes danced, and she was all aglow from head to foot.

His face was aglow with earnestness and his voice shook as he finished speaking.

Off in the direction of the main fork the sky was all aglow with camp-fires.

And it was alight––aglow with a light that came entirely from within.

The "Strange Dream," though ending in a joke, is aglow with poetry.

His tone was hushed with amazement, all aglow with pleasure.

Their cheeks were all aglow with the excitement of the occasion.

I do not feel the cold, for I am all aglow with health and strength.

WORD ORIGIN

1817 (in Coleridge), from a- (1) + glow. Figurative sense of "flushed with pleasurable excitement" is from 1830.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AGLOW

ablaze

adjectivebrightly illuminated
  • aflame
  • aglow
  • brilliant
  • flashing
  • gleaming
  • glowing
  • incandescent
  • luminous
  • radiant
  • refulgent
  • sparkling

bright

adjectiveshining, glowing in appearance
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