glow

[ gloh ]
/ gloʊ /

noun

verb (used without object)

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earnest

Origin of glow

before 1000; Middle English glowen (v.), Old English glōwan; akin to German glühen, Old Norse glōa

OTHER WORDS FROM glow

out·glow, verb (used with object)un·der·glow, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for glow

glow
/ (ɡləʊ) /

noun

verb (intr)

Word Origin for glow

Old English glōwan; related to Old Norse glōa, Old High German gluoen, Icelandic glōra to sparkle
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