aglow


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a·glow

 (ə-glō′)
adv. & adj.
In a glow; glowing.

aglow

(əˈɡləʊ)
adj
(postpositive) glowing

a•glow

(əˈgloʊ)

adj.
glowing.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aglow - softly bright or radiantaglow - softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
Translations

aglow

[əˈgləʊ] ADJradiante, brillante
to be aglow withbrillar de
to be aglow with happinessirradiar felicidad

aglow

[əˈgləʊ] adj
[sky] → embrasé(e)
[person, face] → rayonnant(e)

aglow

adj pred to be aglow (sky, fire, face)glühen; the sun set the mountains/sky aglowdie Sonne ließ die Berge/den Himmel erglühen or brachte die Berge/den Himmel zum Glühen; to be aglow with happiness/healthvor Glück/Gesundheit strahlen

aglow

[əˈgləʊ] adj (liter) (sky, mountains) → splendente (fig) (person) → raggiante
References in classic literature ?
The great hatch is scrubbed and placed upon the try-works, completely hiding the pots; every cask is out of sight; all tackles are coiled in unseen nooks; and when by the combined and simultaneous industry of almost the entire ship's company, the whole of this conscientious duty is at last concluded, then the crew themselves proceed to their own ablutions; shift themselves from top to toe; and finally issue to the immaculate deck, fresh and all aglow, as bridegrooms new-leaped from out the daintiest Holland.
It was aglow with light, as the sea itself, and the eyes were flashing in the starshine.
When the sun had entirely emerged from the fog, and fields and mist were aglow with dazzling light- as if he had only awaited this to begin the action- he drew the glove from his shapely white hand, made a sign with it to the marshals, and ordered the action to begin.
Anne, her pale face blanched with its baptism of pain, her eyes aglow with the holy passion of motherhood, did not need to be told to think of her baby.
The two men had clubs and were striking about in the half darkness, for now the Indians had set several fires aglow.
They were aglow with loud-colored silken hangings, but the stone floors had nothing but rushes on them for a carpet, and they were misfit rushes at that, being not all of one breed.
Geraldine looked over his shoulder, her cheeks aglow.
I meant "Alicia" when I said "hear, hear"--and when I officially produced my subscription list, it was all aglow with the roseate hues of the marriage-license.
All aglow from my bath, I sat down once more beside the fire, which I replenished, and began gravely to consider my position.
We were still in the pleasant shade of forest trees, we were still in a region which was cushioned with beautiful mosses and aglow with the many-tinted luster of innumerable wild flowers.
Son of a bitch," said the duenna, all aglow with anger, "whether I'm old or not, it's with God I have to reckon, not with you, you garlic-stuffed scoundrel
He was aglow with a pleasurable sensation that he never before had known.