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glowing

adjective uk   /ˈɡləʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡloʊ-/
praising with enthusiasm: In her speech, she paid a glowing tribute to her predecessor. His latest book has received glowing reviews.
glowingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Engineers speak glowingly of the device.
Translations of “glowing”
in Korean 극찬하는…
in Arabic مُتَأَلِّق…
in Portuguese brilhante…
in Catalan molt positiu…
in Japanese 賞賛に満ちた…
in Italian appassionato, caloroso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱烈讚揚的, 熱情洋溢的…
in Russian восторженный…
in Turkish övgü dolu, göklere çıkaran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热烈赞扬的, 热情洋溢的…
in Polish (bardzo) pochlebny…
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