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 for glow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glow \Glow\ (gl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glowed (gl[=o]d); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Glowing.] [AS. gl[=o]wan; akin to D. gloeijen,
     OHG. gluoen, G. gl["u]hen, Icel. gl[=o]a, Dan. gloende
     glowing. [root]94. Cf. Gloom.]
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     1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth
        vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.
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              Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.
                                                    --Pope.
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     2. To exhibit a strong, bright color; to be brilliant, as if
        with heat; to be bright or red with heat or animation,
        with blushes, etc.
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              Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              And glow with shame of your proceedings. --Shak.
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     3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin,
        from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.
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              Did not his temples glow
              In the same sultry winds and acrching heats?
                                                    --Addison.
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              The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands.
                                                    --Gay.
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     4. To feel the heat of passion; to be animated, as by intense
        love, zeal, anger, etc.; to rage, as passior; as, the
        heart glows with love, zeal, or patriotism.
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              With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              Burns with one love, with one resentment glows.
                                                    --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glow \Glow\, v. t.
     To make hot; to flush. [Poetic]
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           Fans, whose wind did seem
           To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool.
                                                    --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glow \Glow\, n.
     1. White or red heat; incandscence.
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     2. Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as,
        the glow of health in the cheeks.
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     3. Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of
        passion; ardor.
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              The red glow of scorn.                --Shak.
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     4. Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by
        exercise, etc.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  glow
      n 1: an alert and refreshed state [syn: freshness, glow]
      2: light from nonthermal sources [syn: luminescence, glow]
      3: the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature
         is raised [syn: incandescence, glow]
      4: a feeling of considerable warmth; "the glow of new love"; "a
         glow of regret"
      5: a steady even light without flames
      6: the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving
         at a point on a surface [syn: radiance, glow, glowing]
      7: an appearance of reflected light [syn: gleam, gleaming,
         glow, lambency]
      v 1: emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies
           were glowing and flying about in the garden"
      2: have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or
         pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna" [syn:
         glow, beam, radiate, shine]
      3: shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in
         the dark"; "The candles were burning" [syn: burn, glow]
      4: be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people's hearts
         glow"
      5: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good
         health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy";
         "Her face radiated with happiness" [syn: glow, beam,
         radiate, shine]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  267 Moby Thesaurus words for "glow":
     Hygeia, ablate, activity, afterglow, air glow, alpenglow,
     animation, ardency, ardor, attractiveness, aurora, bake, be bright,
     be in heat, be somebody, be something, beacon, beam, beauteousness,
     beautifulness, beauty, beauty unadorned, bedazzle,
     beggar description, blanch, blare, blaze, blind, bloom, blossom,
     blush, blushing, boil, brightness, brilliance, brio, briskness,
     broil, burn, burning, burst with health, candescence, caper,
     caracole, change color, charm, chirp, chirrup, choke, color,
     color up, coloring, combust, cook, crepuscule, crimson, crimsoning,
     cut a dash, cut a figure, dance, darken, dawnlight, daze, dazzle,
     diffuse light, effulgence, elan, elegance, emotional health,
     enjoy good health, enthusiasm, excitement, exquisiteness,
     feel fine, feel good, fervency, fervor, feverishness, fidget,
     fieriness, figure, fire, first light, fitness, flame, flame up,
     flare, flare up, flash, flicker, flip out, flourish, flush,
     flushing, flutter, foredawn, freak out on, frolic, fry, fulgurate,
     gambol, gasp, get high on, give light, glance, glare, gleam,
     glimmer, glint, glitter, gloss, go pitapat, grace, grow red, gusto,
     half-light, handsomeness, have the fidgets, have the shakes,
     health, healthy glow, heat, heave, hectic, hectic flush, ignite,
     impassionedness, impetuosity, impetus, incandesce, incandescence,
     jerk, joie de vivre, keep fit, kindle, knock dead, lambency, laugh,
     life, light, light up, lilt, live, liveliness, look black,
     loveliness, luminosity, luminousness, luster, lustiness,
     make a figure, make a splash, mantle, mantling, mental health,
     mettle, morning twilight, never feel better, overheat, pale,
     palpitate, pant, parch, passion, perkiness, pertness, phosphoresce,
     phosphorescence, physical condition, physical fitness, pink,
     prettiness, pulchritude, quake, quaver, quiver, radiance, radiate,
     radiate cheer, radiate heat, redden, reddening, redness,
     resplendence, roast, robustness, romp, rose, rosiness, rouge,
     rubefacient, rubescence, rufescence, rush, scald, scorch, seethe,
     send out rays, shake, sheen, shimmer with heat, shine,
     shine brightly, shininess, shining light, shiver, shoot,
     shoot out rays, simmer, sing, skip, skylight, smile, smolder,
     smother, spark, sparkle, spirit, spiritedness, splendor, squirm,
     stay in shape, stay young, steam, stew, stifle, suffocate,
     sunset glow, sweat, swell, swell with emotion, swelter,
     the beautiful, the small hours, thrill, thrill to, throb, tingle,
     tingle with excitement, toast, toss, toss and turn, tremble,
     tumble, turn color, turn on to, turn pale, turn red, twilight,
     twist and turn, twitch, twitter, vehemence, vivacity, warm color,
     warmth, warmth of color, wear well, well-being, whistle, whiten,
     whiteness, wiggle, wriggle, writhe, zest, zestfulness
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  GLOW
  
      A POP-11 variant with lexical scope.
  
     Available from Andrew Arnblaster, Bollostraat 6, B-3140
     Keerbergen, Belgium, for Mac or MS-DOS.
  
     [Byte's UK edition, May 1992, p.84UK-8].
  
     (1997-02-07)
  

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