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English definition of “glow”


noun [U] (LOOK)   /ɡloʊ/
a red or warm look: Her face has a natural, healthy glow. A glow is also a positive feeling: The glow of romance seemed to have worn off.
(Definition of glow noun (LOOK) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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