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English definition of “afterglow”

afterglow

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈɑːf.tə.ɡləʊ/ us    /ˈæf.tɚ.ɡloʊ/
a pleasant feeling produced after an experience, event, feeling, etc.: The team were basking in the afterglow of winning the cup.Pleasure and happiness
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