aura (n.)

  1. a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure

  2. an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint

    [ Syn: aureole , halo , nimbus , glory , gloriole ]

  3. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; an air of mystery; the house had a neglected air; an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidates headquarters; the place had an aura of romance

    [ Syn: air , atmosphere ]

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