aglow

[uh-gloh]

adjective

glowing: a house aglow with lights; a face aglow with happiness.

Origin of aglow

First recorded in 1810–20; a-1 + glow
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aglow

adjective

(postpositive) glowing
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Word Origin and History for aglow
adj.

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

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