Definition of aura
- The place had an aura of mystery.
the monastery perched high on a mountaintop had an aura of unreality and mystery about it
alternative medical treatments that rely on the practitioner's ability to detect a patient's aura
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: a special quality or feeling that seems to come from a person, place, or thing
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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