glowing

  • 1 glowing — adj. 1. softly bright or radiant. Syn: aglow(predicate), lambent, luminous, lucent. [WordNet 1.5] 2. highly enthusiastic; as, glowing praise. [WordNet 1.5] 3. brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light. Syn: fluorescent. [WordNet 1.5] 4 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 glowing — [adj1] burning, bright aglow, beaming, flaming, florid, flush, flushed, gleaming, lambent, luminous, lustrous, phosphorescent, red, rich, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine, suffused, vibrant, vivid, warm; concepts 617,618 glowing [adj2] very happy,… …

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  • 3 glowing — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ expressing great praise: a glowing report. DERIVATIVES glowingly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 glowing — index moving (evoking emotion), vehement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 glowing — glow|ing [ glouıŋ ] adjective 1. ) full of praise: a glowing reference/report: a glowing reference from her former employer in glowing terms: Lewis wrote in glowing terms about life in the West Indies. 2. ) burning gently with an orange or red… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 glowing — UK [ˈɡləʊɪŋ] / US [ˈɡloʊɪŋ] adjective 1) burning gently with an orange or red colour the glowing embers of the fire a) shining with a soft warm light b) glowing colours are bright and look warm 2) glowing skin looks warm and healthy 3) full of… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 glowing — glow|ing [ˈgləuıŋ US ˈglou ] adj 1.) glowing report/account/description etc a report etc that is full of praise ▪ I ve had glowing reports from Neil about your work. 2.) in glowing terms using a lot of praise ▪ He speaks of you in glowing terms.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 glowing — adjective 1 glowing report/account/description etc a report etc full of praise: Her supervisor gave her a glowing reference. 2 in glowing terms using a lot of praise: He speaks of you in glowing terms. glowingly adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 glowing — adjective 1) glowing coals Syn: bright, shining, radiant, glimmering, flickering, twinkling, incandescent, luminous, luminescent; lit (up), lighted, illuminated, ablaze; aglow, smoldering 2) his glow …

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  • 10 glowing — adjective 1) glowing coals Syn: bright, radiant, incandescent, luminous, smouldering 2) his glowing cheeks Syn: rosy, pink, red, ruddy, flushed, blushing …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 11 Glowing — Glow Glow (gl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glowed} (gl[=o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Glowing}.] [AS. gl[=o]wan; akin to D. gloeijen, OHG. gluoen, G. gl[ u]hen, Icel. gl[=o]a, Dan. gloende glowing. [root]94. Cf. {Gloom}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shine with… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 glowing — glowingly, adv. /gloh ing/, adj. 1. incandescent. 2. rich and warm in coloring: glowing colors. 3. showing the radiance of health, excitement, etc.: glowing cheeks. 4. warmly favorable or complimentary: a glowing account of her work. [bef. 1000;… …

    Universalium

  • 13 glowing — [[t]glo͟ʊɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A glowing description or opinion about someone or something praises them highly or supports them strongly. The media has been speaking in glowing terms of the relationship between the two countries... The… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 glowing — 1. noun The action of the verb glow. 2. adjective a) That glows or glow. glowing embers b) Full of praise. He received glowing references from his previous employers …

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  • 15 glowing — glow•ing [[t]ˈgloʊ ɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) incandescent 2) rich and warm in coloring: glowing colors[/ex] 3) showing the radiance of health, excitement, etc 4) warmly favorable or complimentary: a glowing account of her work[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1000… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 glowing — /ˈgloʊɪŋ / (say glohing) adjective 1. incandescent. 2. rich and warm in colouring: glowing colours. 3. exhibiting the glow of health, excitement, etc. 4. ardent or impassioned; enthusiastic: a glowing account. –glowingly, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 glowing — adj. Glowing is used with these nouns: ↑account, ↑ash, ↑cinder, ↑coal, ↑colour, ↑complexion, ↑eye, ↑praise, ↑recommendation, ↑reference, ↑report, ↑revi …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 glowing — [ˈgləʊɪŋ] adj full of praise a glowing reference from her former employer[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 glowing — I noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface • Syn: ↑radiance, ↑glow • Hypernyms: ↑light, ↑visible light, ↑visible radiation • …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 glowing — Synonyms and related words: Titian, Titian red, ablaze, adhesive, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, alight, ardent, avid, beaming, beamy, beatific, beatified, blazing, blessed, blissful, blithe, blithesome, blooming, blowzed, blowzy, blushing,… …

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