(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. incandescent; ardent, enthusiastic. See feeling.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Radiating heat and light]
Syn. gleaming, lustrous, phosphorescent; see bright 1 .
2. [Radiating enthusiasm]
Syn. ardent, zealous, fervent; see enthusiastic 1 , 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. radiant aglow, luminous.
2. colored red, ruddy, rosy, flushed, florid, radiant, aglow, blooming.
3. enthusiastic complimentary, laudatory, favorable.
ANT.: 1. dull, dim. 2. pale, blanched, pallid. 3. negative, unenthusiastic, critical
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Bright and clear in complexion; not dull or faded: blooming, creamy, fresh, peaches-and-cream. See BEAUTIFUL. 2. Of a healthy reddish color: blooming, florid, flush, flushed, full-blooded, rosy, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine. See COLORS. 3. Fired with intense feeling: ardent, blazing, burning, dithyrambic, fervent, fervid, fiery, flaming, heated, hot-blooded, impassioned, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, scorching, torrid. See FEELINGS.

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