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  • adj. Not emitting a glow of light.
  • adj. Not conveying praise.


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un- +‎ glowing


  • From somewhere, the blue pegs that I wanted appeared in my hand, unglowing until I plugged them into her eye sockets.

    Life Was Lite, Life Was Brite

  • It came at last with a mother-of-pearl sheen at the zenith, such as I had never seen before in the tropics, unglowing, almost gray, with a strange reminder of high latitudes.

    The Shadow Line

  • Higher and higher into the firmament shot the front of the advancing ranks in twisting curls of inky smoke, yet all the while the mass dropped nearer and nearer to the earth and the light of day departed, save where low down in the west a band of pale gold lay against the horizon, color and nothing more, as unglowing as a yellow streak in a painted sunset.

    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton

  • A grey - green expanse of smudgy waters grinning angrily at one with white foam - ridges, and over all a cheerless, unglowing canopy, apparently made of wet blotting-paper.

    Notes on Life and Letters


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