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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLOW

And were he only—but I will not make you glow, as you read—upon my word I will not.

I do so; and cannot own any of the glow, any of the throbs you mention.

No, he could not—which admission did not lessen the glow on his cheek.

The glow on her cheeks was not all caused by the fresh air of the spring day.

Eileen had been complimented until she was in a glow of delight.

The glow of enthusiasm, the fever of creativeness were at its height.

He bent again, and hid the glow of his pipe against his ankle.

But the loneliness was lighted by a glow of pride, of triumph, of achievement.

Through the greyness we see him very well beyond it in the glow of the fire.

To him indeed they all seemed to glow with the purest Christianity.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English glowan "to glow, shine as if red-hot," from Proto-Germanic base *glo- (cf. Old Saxon gloian, Old Frisian gled "glow, blaze," Old Norse gloa, Old High German gluoen, German glühen "to glow"), from PIE *ghel- (see glass). Figuratively from late 14c. Related: Glowed; glowing.

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