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A glowing description or opinion about someone or something praises them highly or supports them strongly.      adj   usu ADJ n  
The media has been speaking in glowing terms of the relationship between the two countries...     
  glowingly      adv  
Wallis spoke glowingly about players like Chapman.     
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1    aglow, beaming, bright, flaming, florid, flushed, lambent, luminous, radiant, red, rich, ruddy, suffused, vibrant, vivid, warm  
2    adulatory, complimentary, ecstatic, enthusiastic, eulogistic, laudatory, panegyrical, rave     (informal)   rhapsodic  
   colourless, cool, cruel, dispassionate, dull, grey, pale, pallid, scathing, unenthusiastic, wan  

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glowering, glowingly, glow, going

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