Origin of glowing
Synonyms for glowing
verb (used without object)
Origin of glow
Synonyms for glow
Related Words for glowingvivid, florid, vibrant, flaming, gleaming, luminous, flushed, fiery, rhapsodic, burning, blazing, beaming, sanguine, warm, rich, flush, red, rave, keen, eager
Examples from the Web for glowing
Contemporary Examples of glowing
My mailman, David, is the sunny-faced sort who brightens my block each afternoon, no matter the weather, with a glowing smile.Was the Unabomber a Eugene O’Neill Fan?
Robert M. Dowling
November 6, 2014
The Duke disappeared into a darkened side room, where he sat inches from a glowing television screen, gazing at golf.The Duchess Who Secretly Loved Elvis: Remembering Lunch with 'Debo,' The Last Mitford Sister
September 27, 2014
Schwend had described Glavan in glowing terms to US intelligence in 1946, but, clearly, the two men had had a falling out.On the Trail of Nazi Counterfeiters
Dr. Kevin C. Ruffner
September 20, 2014
The feedback you got each week from the judges was always so glowing.'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired
September 4, 2014
Away from the glowing testimonials, the fight for trans equality remains gritty.Trans Celebs Are Great; Trans Leaders Are Better
July 26, 2014
Historical Examples of glowing
Reassured, he drew out an electric torch and set it glowing.
Her eyes were glowing with even more than their usual lusters.
Now the whole Cathedral was glowing with a reddish yellow light.The Dream
When she came in her cheeks were glowing from her run in the frosty air.The Little Colonel
Annie Fellows Johnston
The sun was down, and the sky was a great, glowing mass of color.Good Indian
B. M. Bower
Word Origin for glow
mid-15c., from glow (v).
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.