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"Lee—over there—" Aura's whispered words were drab with horror.

Trembling, Lee stood up, with the mute, white-faced Aura clinging to him.

He called back, "Aura—you stay where you are—you hide, until it's over—"

Luckily it was Helen's aura, not mine, and she had to chaperone it and do the politenesses.

When I talked about scrubbing my aura, I was only trying to be funny.

How to fill the aura with vibrations of health and physical strength.

Looking into the aura of a man wild with rage and passion, is like peering into Inferno.

The Aura of churches, prisons, hospitals and places of vice.

Effect of mental states, emotion and passion, upon its aura.

In none of them was there the aura of serenity possessed by the Id servants.

WORD ORIGIN

1870 in spiritualism, "subtle emanation around living beings;" earlier "characteristic impression" made by a personality (1859), earlier still "gentle breeze" (late 14c.), from Latin aura "breeze, wind, air," from Greek aura "breath, breeze," from PIE root *awer- (see air (n.1)).

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air

noundistinctive quality or character; style
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