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  • 141 passionate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. impassioned, vehement; irascible. See feeling, excitability, irascibility.Ant., disinterested, passive, dispassionate. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Excitable] Syn. vehement, hotheaded, tempestuous;… …

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  • 142 radiant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. shining, sparkling, glowing; splendid, resplendent, glorious. See light, beauty. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. shining, luminous, radiating, beaming; see bright 1 , happy 1 . See Synonym Study at… …

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  • 143 rosy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. blushing, blooming, bright, promising, hopeful. See color, hope. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Rose colored] Syn. deep pink, pale cardinal, roseate; see blushing , pink , red , rose . 2. [Promising]… …

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  • 144 vivid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. striking; telling; picturesque; animated, bright; lifelike, realistic; lively, vital; vibrant, glowing; fresh, intense, unfaded, brilliant. See color, light, vigor. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1.… …

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  • 145 blooming — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. flowering, blossoming, in flower, efflorescent, opening, flourishing, thriving, glowing, radiant, sprouting, burgeoning, bearing fruit, budding, tasseling; see also budding , growing . II (Roget s Thesaurus II)… …

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  • 146 burning — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [On fire] Syn. flaming, fiery, blazing, glowing, ablaze, afire, on fire, smoking, in flames, aflame, inflamed, kindled, enkindled, ignited, lighted, lit, red, hot, scorching, incandescent, turning to ashes, aglow, searing …

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  • 147 Vigor — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Vigor >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 vigor vigor power force Sgm: N 1 boldness boldness raciness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intellectual intellectual force Sgm: N 1 spirit spirit …

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  • 148 glow — glow1 [ glou ] verb intransitive * 1. ) to shine with a soft light: His desk light glowed in the darkness of the big room. a ) if something very hot glows, it looks red or orange and burns without producing flames: The tip of a cigarette glowed… …

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  • 149 eus- —     eus     English meaning: to burn     Deutsche Übersetzung: “brennen”     Material: O.Ind. óṣati “burns”, participle uṣṭá (= Lat. ustus), uṣṇá “hot, warm” (ōṣ a m “fast, rapid, hurried, immediately, right away” perhaps “*stormy, hot… …

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  • 150 ĝhel-1 (and ghel-?), also as i-, u- or n-stem; ĝhelǝ- : ĝhlē-, ĝhlō- : ĝhlǝ- (*ĝhwel-) —     ĝhel 1 (and ghel ?), also as i , u or n stem; ĝhelǝ : ĝhlē , ĝhlō : ĝhlǝ (*ĝhwel )     English meaning: to shine; green, gold, blue, *sun     Deutsche Übersetzung: “glänzen, schimmern”; as Farbadjektiv: “gelb, grũn, grau or blau”… …

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  • 151 micropyrometer — |mī(ˌ)krō+ noun Etymology: micr + pyrometer : an instrument used for the optical determination of the temperature or emissivity of microscopic glowing bodies and having a minute glow lamp mounted in the eyepiece of a microscope so that the image… …

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  • 152 Ardent — Ar dent, a. [OE. ardaunt, F. ardant, p. pr. of arder to burn, fr. L. ardere.] 1. Hot or burning; causing a sensation of burning; fiery; as, ardent spirits, that is, distilled liquors; an ardent fever. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the appearance or… …

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  • 153 Fervent — Fer vent, a. [F. fervent, L. fervens, entis. p. pr. of fervere o the boiling hot, to boil, glow.] 1. Hot; glowing; boiling; burning; as, a fervent summer. [1913 Webster] The elements shall melt with fervent heat. 2 Pet. iii. 10. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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  • 154 Fervently — Fervent Fer vent, a. [F. fervent, L. fervens, entis. p. pr. of fervere o the boiling hot, to boil, glow.] 1. Hot; glowing; boiling; burning; as, a fervent summer. [1913 Webster] The elements shall melt with fervent heat. 2 Pet. iii. 10. [1913… …

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  • 155 Ferventness — Fervent Fer vent, a. [F. fervent, L. fervens, entis. p. pr. of fervere o the boiling hot, to boil, glow.] 1. Hot; glowing; boiling; burning; as, a fervent summer. [1913 Webster] The elements shall melt with fervent heat. 2 Pet. iii. 10. [1913… …

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  • 156 Warm — Warm, a. [Compar. {Warmer}; superl. {Warmest}.] [AS. wearm; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. warm, Icel. varmr, Sw. & Dan. varm, Goth. warmjan to warm; probably akin to Lith. virti to cook, boil; or perhaps to Skr. gharma heat, OL. formus warm. ??? …

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  • 157 Warmer — Warm Warm, a. [Compar. {Warmer}; superl. {Warmest}.] [AS. wearm; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. warm, Icel. varmr, Sw. & Dan. varm, Goth. warmjan to warm; probably akin to Lith. virti to cook, boil; or perhaps to Skr. gharma heat, OL. formus warm …

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  • 158 Warmest — Warm Warm, a. [Compar. {Warmer}; superl. {Warmest}.] [AS. wearm; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. warm, Icel. varmr, Sw. & Dan. varm, Goth. warmjan to warm; probably akin to Lith. virti to cook, boil; or perhaps to Skr. gharma heat, OL. formus warm …

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  • 159 glogg — or glögg noun Etymology: Swedish glögg, from glödga to burn, mull, from glöd glowing coal, from Old Norse glōth; akin to Old English glēd glowing coal more at gleed Date: 1927 a hot spiced wine and liquor punch served in Scandinavian countries as …

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  • 160 bright — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English beorht; akin to Old High German beraht bright, Sanskrit bhrājate it shines Date: before 12th century 1. a. radiating or reflecting light ; shining, sparkling < bright lights > < bright eyes …

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