Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: aglow
IPA transcription: [əɡl'oʊ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: aglow(p), lambent, lucent, luminous
    Meaning: softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"
Usage examples
  • I could at least try," answered Calhoun, his face aglow with the idea.
  • His hat was on the back of his head, his eyes shining, his whole face aglow with boyish mischief.
  • The old stone church with its square tower stood amid trees, its eastern window faintly aglow with crimson and purple.
  • With your heart aglow, spangling Lake Tenaya and Lake May will beckon you away for walks on their ice-burnished shores.
  • From somewhere a saying floated into his head: 'Doing good unto others is the only happiness.' 'By heck, that's true,' he commented aloud, and sat smoking peacefully, his mind aglow with pleasant thoughts.
  • His cheeks were blanched as the flume-head foam when the brown spring freshets flow; Deep in their dark, sin-calcined pits were his sombre eyes aglow; They knew him far for the fitful man who spat forth blood on the snow.
  • The two men had clubs and were striking about in the half darkness, for now the Indians had set several fires aglow. And in the gleams, constantly growing brighter as more fuel was piled on, the young inventor and his chum saw a weird sight.