aglow

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj aglow softly bright or radiant "a house aglow with lights","glowing embers","lambent tongues of flame","the lucent moon","a sky luminous with stars"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv. & a Aglow In a glow; glowing; as, cheeks aglow; the landscape all aglow.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aglow In a glow; glowing: as, her cheeks were all aglow.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj., adv Aglow a-glō′ very warm: red-hot.
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Quotations

  • Billy Graham
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    “Churchgoers are like coals in a fire. When they cling together, they keep the flame aglow; when they separate, they die out.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. a-, + glow,

Usage

In literature:

Bud was aglow with enthusiasm.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
Betty started the engine and then, with the powerful gas headlight aglow, she turned the wheel over to The Loon.
"The Outdoor Girls in Florida" by Laura Lee Hope
Its heart is all aglow with the joy of living.
"Frank Merriwell's Reward" by Burt L. Standish
The lights were all aglow on Fifth Avenue.
"The Fifth Wheel" by Olive Higgins Prouty
She clasped her hands together, listening in silence to the barbaric music, her lips apart, her eyes aglow.
"The Heather-Moon" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
On inquiring what it was that absorbed his attention, Schubert looked up with a face aglow with inspiration.
"Story-Lives of Great Musicians" by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
His dark, straight-profiled face was all aglow as he talked.
"Young Lucretia and Other Stories" by Mary E. Wilkins
Elisabeth started up, her face aglow with new hope.
"The Farringdons" by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
Phebe stooped down shyly and kissed the small hand, her face all aglow with smiles and blushes.
"Cobwebs and Cables" by Hesba Stretton
Calm, strong, and nobly aglow with love of country, he has no need of going into paroxysms in order to prove his sincerity.
"Essays on Scandinavian Literature" by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
Off in the direction of the main fork the sky was all aglow with camp-fires.
"Standard Selections" by Various
The cottage windows were aglow.
"Doctor Luke of the Labrador" by Norman Duncan
The summer afternoon was all aglow upon shore and sea.
"The Mermaid" by Lily Dougall
Presently drill was dismissed, and Dean, all aglow, came galloping up, his orderly trumpeter following.
"Warrior Gap" by Charles King
But now it was all softened and aglow with sunset.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
Maud entered, her face aglow.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
Two dark-haired grisettes passed him, their cheeks aglow and their eyes dancing.
"The Seventh Noon" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Carlotta, who like most women took no interest in politics because it lacks "heart-interest," came to me with eyes swimming and cheeks aglow.
"The Plum Tree" by David Graham Phillips
The rays of the sun were falling aslant as she stepped out, and the western sky was aglow with crimson and purple and pink.
"The Triflers" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Here's a soft little heart all aglow.
"Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp" by Various
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In poetry:

A storm-cloud all aglow
With flashes of fiery red—
The thunder raging below,
And the forest of flags o'erhead!
"The Bay-Fight" by Henry Howard Brownell
The mortal frame that rests below
This consecrated sward,
Was late with heavenly hope aglow,
A temple of the Lord.
"In Memoriam: Rensellaer Biddle" by David John Scott
I saw the sunlight in her eyes,
And her anemone lips aglow;
She beckoned in beguiling wise;
I could not choose but go.
"The Visitor" by Clinton Scollard
All of the leading problems
Of the country's weal or woe,
Were discussed while there at congress,
And her mind was all aglow.
"Woman in Congress" by Frank Barbour Coffin
Thrushes warble, throats aglow,
through the plains and islands —-
I like roundup, even so,
when autumn fills the highlands.
"Spring and Fall" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
There is a song some one must sing,
In tender tones and low,
With pink lips curled and quivering,
And eyes with dreams aglow.
"Unaware" by Maurice Thompson

In news:

Boats float aglow on the Mystic River.
Aglow in the wrong direction.
At Boettcher Mansion's holiday show, inspiration 's aglow.
The National Christmas Tree would be aglow by evening, and Sen Jim DeMint of South Carolina would continue to be the Senate's most important Tea Party voice.
The following is a sampling of what area churches have to offer this week and in the following weeks: Aglow.
Whether you're decorating your entry, porch, mantel or setting your fireplace aglow with a grouping, lanterns can easily become a part of your interior daily décor.
Out in the lobby, Robert Griffin III was still shaking hands, aglow over being picked No.
A Pequot Lakes fire truck, with Santa on top, was aglow in lights as it led the first Light Up the Night Parade on Saturday, Dec 8, on Government Drive in Pequot Lakes.
At Boettcher Mansion 's holiday show, inspiration's aglow.
Rick Herold, Duane Strawn and Beverly Grogan are three of the masterminds behind the annual holiday tradition that lights up the city's Lynn Creek Park, keeping two miles of curvy road aglow each year.
Every Saturday, the sounds of big band music ring out over the airwaves as Danny Stiles, the "Vicar of Vintage," sets your radio aglow with songs, remembrances, and the spin only he can give.
German Village will be aglow Sunday night for the annual Village Lights event from 6-10 pm featuring luminarias all over the area.
A ceiling aglow with LED lighting is just a prelude to this smooth ride.
The moon was aglow and the cool breezes were blowing as hundreds of people gathered at the Kaunakakai Ball Field for the first ever Molokai Summer Praise Concert last Friday evening.
Not one of these short-term heroes that are merely a brief flash of light, but one that can keep the fire aglow.
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