Glow and Shadow


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Glow noun – The steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible.
Usage example: the glow of the restaurant's table lamps is especially flattering to diners

Shadow is an antonym for glow.
Nearby Words: glowing, glower, glowed
Antonyms for Glow


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Shadow noun – Partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays.
Glow is an antonym for shadow.
Nearby Words: shade, shady, shadowy, shadowed, shadowing
Antonyms for Shadow
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How words are described

human human glow human shadow
full full glow full shadow
pale pale glow pale shadow
harsh harsh glow harsh shadow
Other adjectives: sinister, obvious, visible, constant, massive, evil, slight, dark, ominous, yellow, mysterious, eerie, strange, different, pink, magical, creepy.

Common collocations

way glow way shadow way
weapon glow weapon shadow weapon
eyes glow eyes shadow eyes

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Shadow Man In addition, as you collect more Dark Souls and thus gain more shadow power, the glow from Mike's eyes forms a mask over his face.
  • Comicbook / Sleepwalker Sometimes, when Sleepwalker is covered in shadow, his eyes will glow a bright red.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom Shadow Man: Michael Le Roi in his role as Shadow Man has them, to the point where the glow grows to resemble the Mask of Shadows.
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Shadow and Glow. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 23, from
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Shadow or Glow. 2016. Accessed May 23, 2022.

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