Synonyms of glow
1 lightDictionary • The rising sun cast a golden glow over the fields.
light • Cracks of light filtered through the shutters.
gleam • the gleam of the headlights
splendour • We were led through the fairy-lit splendour of the centre.
glimmer • In the east there is the faintest glimmer of light.
brilliance • the brilliance of the sun on the water
brightness • An astronomer can determine the brightness of each star.
radiance • The dim bulb cast a soft radiance over his face.
vividness • the startling vividness of colours in his surroundings
2 colourDictionary • The moisturiser gave my face a healthy glow that lasted all day.
colour • There was a touch of colour in her cheeks.
bloom • The skin loses its youthful bloom.
flush • There was a slight flush on his cheeks.
blush • A blush spread over Brenda's cheeks.
passion • Her eyes were blazing with passion.
enthusiasm • Her lack of enthusiasm filled me with disappointment.
excitement • The audience was in a state of great excitement.
intensity • His intensity, and the ferocity of his feelings alarmed me.
warmth • She went in, drawn by the warmth of the fire.
fervour • an outbreak of religious fervour
gusto • Hers was a minor part, but she played it with gusto.
ardour • The sexual ardour had cooled.
vehemence • He spoke loudly and with more vehemence than he had intended.
earnestness • He spoke with intense earnestness.
1 shineDictionary • The night lantern glowed softly in the darkness.
shine • It is a mild morning and the sun is shining.
burn • a single light burning in a third-story window
gleam • His red sports car gleamed in the sun.
brighten • Her tearful eyes brightened with interest.
glimmer • The moon glimmered faintly through the mists.
smoulder • He smouldered as he drove home for lunch.
2 be pink • Her freckled skin glowed with health.
colour • He couldn't help noticing that she coloured slightly.
flush • He turned away, his face flushing.
blush • I blushed scarlet at my stupidity.
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• The sexual ardour had cooled.
bloomIf something such as someone's skin has a bloom, it has a fresh and healthy appearance.
• The skin loses its youthful bloom.
• A blush spread over Brenda's cheeks.
Thesaurus for glow from the Collins English Thesaurus
light emitted by a substance or object at a high temperature