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feel a glow of happiness

 and feel a glow of contentment; feel a glow of satisfaction; feel a glow of peacefulness
Fig. to have a good feeling of some kind. Anne felt a glow of happiness as she held her new baby. Sitting by the lake, the lovers felt a warm glow of contentment.
See also: feel, glow, happiness, of

glow with something

1. Lit. [for something] to put out light, usually because of high heat. The embers glowed with the remains of the fire. The last of the coals still glowed with fire.
2. Fig. [for someone's face, eyes, etc.] to display some quality, such as pride, pleasure, rage, health. Her healthy face glowed with pride. Her eyes glowed with a towering rage.
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have (got) a glow on

Fig. to be intoxicated; to be tipsy. (Fixed order.) Since you already have a glow on, I guess you won't want another drink. Jed had a glow on and was acting silly.
See also: glow, have, on

in glowing terms

Fig. using words of praise; using complimentary expressions. The college president described his accomplishments in glowing terms and awarded him with an honorary degree.
See also: glow, term

in glowing ˈterms/ˈcolours

(British English) (American English in glowing ˈterms/ˈcolors) in a very positive way: He describes Manchester in glowing terms. I never realized it was such an interesting place.He spoke of her performance in the movie in glowing terms.
See also: colour, glow, term


n. a mild state of drug or alcohol intoxication. What was supposed to be a nice glow turned out to be a terrifying hallucination.

glow worm

n. a drunkard; an alcoholic. (From glow.) Gary came out of the bar and tripped over a napping glow worm near the entrance to the alley.
See also: glow, worm

have a glow on

tv. to be alcohol intoxicated; to be tipsy. (Have got can replace have.) Since you already have a glow on, I guess you won’t want another drink.
See also: glow, have, on
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In the future, instead of adding a glowing gene, scientists hope the same procedure could be used to create cloned animals with genes that cause human diseases.
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The mass, glowing with heat from the re-entry, continued its journey just north of Bakersfield.
Omri Amirav-Drory hopes a tiny glowing plant will inspire future generations of kids to play with genomes and dream up new forms of life.