Meaning of GLOW in English

GLOW

I.

noun

1 steady light

ADJECTIVE

▪ cosy/cozy , rich , soft , warm

▪ dim , dull , faint , pale

▪ steady

▪ eerie ( esp. AmE ), ghostly

VERB + GLOW

▪ cast , give sth , throw

The lamplight gave a cosy/cozy ~ to the room.

The sunset threw an orange ~ on the cliffs.

▪ be bathed in

The whole town was bathed in the ~ of the setting sun.

GLOW + VERB

▪ light sth

Our faces were lit by the faint green ~ of the dashboard lights.

▪ surround sth

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ from

the soft ~ from the lamp

▪ ~ of

2 in sb's face

ADJECTIVE

▪ healthy , pink , rosy , warm

VERB + GLOW

▪ have

Her cheeks had a healthy ~.

PHRASES

▪ bring a ~ to sb's face

The wine had brought a warm ~ to her face.

3 feeling

ADJECTIVE

▪ rosy , warm

VERB + GLOW

▪ bask in , bathe in , feel

She bathed in the warm ~ of first love.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

He felt a ~ of pride as he watched them.

II.

verb

1 give out light/heat

ADVERB

▪ faintly , softly

Two lamps ~ed softly in the lounge.

PHRASES

▪ ~ orange, red, etc.

The stones around the bonfire ~ed red with the heat.

2 look healthy, happy, angry, etc.

ADVERB

▪ positively

PREPOSITION

▪ with

She was positively ~ing with happiness.

Glow is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ candle , ↑ cigar , ↑ cigarette , ↑ eye , ↑ face , ↑ fire , ↑ lamp , ↑ lantern , ↑ light , ↑ moon , ↑ skin , ↑ window

Glow is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ coal

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .