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glowing

[ gloh-ing ]
/ ˈgloʊ ɪŋ /
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adjective
rich and warm in coloring: glowing colors.
showing the radiance of health, excitement, etc.: glowing cheeks.
warmly favorable or complimentary: a glowing account of her work.
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Origin of glowing

before 1000; Middle English glowynge,Old English glowende.See glow, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM glowing

glow·ing·ly, adverbun·glow·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for glowing

glowing
/ (ˈɡləʊɪŋ) /

adjective
emitting a steady bright light without flamesglowing embers
warm and rich in colourthe room was decorated in glowing shades of gold and orange
flushed and rosy, as from exercise or excitementglowing cheeks
displaying or indicative of extreme satisfaction, pride, or emotionhe gave a glowing account of his son's achievements

Derived forms of glowing

glowingly, adverb
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