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  • n. Plural form of glowing.


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  • Here were the early glowings of the pen warmed up in Hell.

    Mark Twain

  • It flamed and flickered with angry, smoky crimsons and scarlets; with sullen orange glowings and glitterings of sulphurous yellows.

    The Metal Monster

  • All angry, smoky reds and ochres the cross blazed forth — and in its lurid glowings was something sinister, something real, something cruel, something — nearer to earth, closer to man.

    The Metal Monster

  • All of these night-glowings and mummeries sat ill with the big youth.

    Conan the Fearless

  • The jeeps -- used strictly within the barbed-wire fence around the post -- had similar yellow glowings on their instrument-boards, and they were very remarkable jeeps.

    The Machine That Saved The World

  • There were thirteen vaporous glowings where ships had been.

    Talents, Incorporated

  • She wondered at the curious glowings, lurid as red coals, that came and went in his eyes.

    The Sky Line of Spruce

  • And all my heart did throb with great glowings of joy; yet was the beat of the Word unsure, so that I knew not truly whether my spirit had indeed heard aught, for there was immediately a silence, as ever, about mine inward being.

    The Night Land: Chapter 9

  • It was reserved for him to show how vile were the aspersions on your creed, how generous were the glowings of your gratitude.

    I. An Address to Catholics

  • People having been comparatively silent for two hours burst into a roar of conversation, their hearts still kindling from the glowings of the stage.

    Maggie, a Girl of the Streets


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