glow

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noun
1 steady light
ADJECTIVE
cosy/cozy, rich, soft, warm
dim, dull, faint, pale
steady
eerie (esp. AmE), ghostly
VERB + GLOW
cast, give sth, throw

The lamplight gave a cosy/cozy glow to the room.

The sunset threw an orange glow on the cliffs.

be bathed in

The whole town was bathed in the glow of the setting sun.

GLOW + VERB
light sth

Our faces were lit by the faint green glow of the dashboard lights.

surround sth
PREPOSITION
glow from

the soft glow from the lamp

glow of
2 in sb's face
ADJECTIVE
healthy, pink, rosy, warm
VERB + GLOW
have

Her cheeks had a healthy glow.

PHRASES
bring a glow to sb's face

The wine had brought a warm glow to her face.

3 feeling
ADJECTIVE
rosy, warm
VERB + GLOW
bask in, bathe in, feel

She bathed in the warm glow of first love.

PREPOSITION
glow of

He felt a glow of pride as he watched them.

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verb
1 give out light/heat
ADVERB
faintly, softly

Two lamps glowed softly in the lounge.

PHRASES
glow orange, red, etc.

The stones around the bonfire glowed red with the heat.

2 look healthy, happy, angry, etc.
ADVERB
positively
PREPOSITION
with

She was positively glowing with happiness.

Glow is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑candle, ↑cigar, ↑cigarette, ↑eye, ↑face, ↑fire, ↑lamp, ↑lantern, ↑light, ↑moon, ↑skin, ↑window
Glow is used with these nouns as the object: ↑coal

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