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Synonyms and Antonyms of halo

  1. 1 a special quality or impression associated with something <the halo of unimpeachable honesty in which the politician had long basked> Synonyms air, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, atmosphere, climate, flavor, aura, karma, mood, nimbus, note, odor, patina, smell, temper, vibration(s)Related Words aureole (or aureola), mystique, romance; genius loci; feel, feeling, sensation, sense, spirit; attribute, character, characteristic, image, mark, notion, peculiarity, picture, property, trait; color, illusion, overtone, semblance, suggestion, tone

  2. 2 an artistic rendering of radiant light around the head or body of a sacred personage <a naturalistic depiction of Saint Peter that shows him as a humble fisherman and without the traditional halo> Synonyms glory, aureole, nimbusRelated Words starburst, sunburst; aura, corona

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