Examples of halo in a Sentence
the halo of unimpeachable honesty in which the politician had long basked
a naturalistic depiction of Saint Peter that shows him as a humble fisherman and without the traditional halo
Recent Examples of halo from the Web
The final look considered of slicked-back, fresh-out-of-the-shower hair and a halo of burgundy eye makeup — which Lucy revealed matched the bottom half of her dress perfectly.
With a costly new museum to fund, controversial diversity goals to hit, and a telecast gaffe to recover from, the group could benefit from the halo of Dern’s fame.
Bush’s ground-zero halo gave him a presumption of competence as commander-in-chief that enabled him to launch a war without planning for the occupation.
Cruising silently past a cast member in the inky blackness, undetected mere inches from their unseeing, wildly dilated eyes, crew members glimpse grief, agony, fear, joy, all of it framed by an unearthly green halo.
In most places, this test reveals a halo—a sign that dust particles in the atmosphere are scattering light.
Other safety devices were considered before the halo was approved by the FIA last week.
This halo could be clearly seen when looking at the horizon.
Consumers are just obsessed with authentic, indigenous, unique, natural beauty products that have a halo over them. …
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Origin and Etymology of halo
First Known Use: 1603See Words from the same year
Synonymsair, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, atmosphere, climate, flavor, aura, karma, mood, nimbus, note, odor, patina, smell, temper, vibration (s)
Related Wordsaureole (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
First Known Use of halo
HALO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of halo for English Language Learners
: a circle of light that is shown in a religious painting, drawing, etc., around the head of a holy figure (such as an angel, saint, or god)
: a bright circle seen around the sun or the moon
HALO Defined for Kids
Definition of halo for Students
medical Definition of halo
- the halo around a boil
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