Glow

Definition of Glow

Pronunciation: glō
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Glowed (glōd); p. pr. & vb. n. Glowing.]
1.To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.
Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.
- Pope.
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.
Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays.
- Dryden.
And glow with shame of your proceedings.
- Shak.
3.To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.
Did not his temples glow
In the same sultry winds and acrching heats?
- Addison.
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.
With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows.
- Dryden.
Burns with one love, with one resentment glows.
- Pope.
v. t.1.To make hot; to flush.
Fans, whose wind did seem
To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool.
- Shak.
n.1.White or red heat; incandscence.
2.Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.
3.Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.
The red glow of scorn.
- Shak.
4.Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.

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