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patina

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  1. a special quality or impression associated with something although the winery is brand-new, it has been constructed and decorated to give it a patina of old-world quaintness Synonyms air, ambience (or ambiance), aroma, atmosphere, climate, flavor, halo, karma, mood, nimbus, note, odor, aura, 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

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