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glowing

adjective

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2 having a healthy reddish skin tone
  • was glowing after spending an afternoon outside splitting firewood

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3 having or being an outward sign of good feelings (as of love, confidence, or happiness)
  • her glowing face made it evident she'd been offered the job

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glowing

verb
present participle of glow

Synonyms of glowing (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to develop a rosy facial color (as from excitement or embarrassment)
  • when they found out he had won the tournament, his parents glowed with pride

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The first known use of glowing was before the 12th century

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“Glowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glowing. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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