afterglow

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  • Info An afterglow is a broad high arch of whitish or rosy light appearing in the sky due to very fine particles of dust suspended in the high regions of the atmosphere. more...
  • He felt the calm afterglow which comes to the general after a successfully conducted battle. Cited from Mike and Psmith, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Your experience proves how bright and long is the afterglow if it is only real. Cited from Barbara Blomberg, by Georg Ebers, v9
  • The sun went down, and left the hills and valley in an afterglow of glory. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • But one felt something like a faint afterglow of your presence, and it made one's heart beat. Cited from The Lady Paramount, by Henry Harland
  • While he was still in the generous afterglow produced by a bit of plain-speaking, another one had taken her place. Cited from The Devil's Garden, by W. B. Maxwell
  • When they came back to the edge of the jungle again, it was the hour of afterglow. Cited from Son of Power, by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  • The X-ray afterglow would then give a fine location.
  • Her thoughts of him such tender color took As western skies that keep the afterglow. Cited from Ride to the Lady, by Helen Gray Cone
  • The red afterglow of the day hung in the western sky. Cited from The Prince of India, by Lew. Wallace, Vol. 1
  • By this time the sun had set and left the world filled with a luminous yellow afterglow. Cited from The Cruise of the Dry Dock, by T. S. Stribling
  • Long years after she was to catch the afterglow of that day of her rebirth. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • The afterglow of their days together couldn't fade otherwise than slowly, like light when the sun goes down. Cited from The Letter of the Contract, by Basil King
  • Two floors below the afterglow of the little dinner was going on. Cited from The Head of the House of Coombe, by F Burnett
  • I can still see the long thin line of black poplars against the smoldering afterglow. Cited from Jailed for Freedom, by Doris Stevens
  • But in the peaceful afterglow of satisfied desire he asked for soft and quiet music. Cited from The Loom of Youth, by Alec Waugh
  • The girl turned her face to the afterglow. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • A short distance out, vivid in the afterglow, moved two figures. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • Then suddenly the whole changed, and flushed with the pure, bright, rose color of the afterglow. Cited from Lady's Life in Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
  • Out of doors it was still light, but with the afterglow. Cited from The Ink-Stain by Rene Bazin, v2
  • All the western sky was beautiful with an afterglow. Cited from The Heart-Cry of Jesus, by Byron J. Rees
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Meaning of afterglow

  • noun A glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
  • noun The pleasure of remembering some pleasant event
    he basked in the afterglow of his victory