Thesaurus / nimbus
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Against the dim interior her head, with its nimbus of hair, had the droop and poise of the head of a medival saint.

Its uses in national philosophy and history, in biography and in poetry, throw about it a nimbus of meanings.

InstigationsEzra Pound

The crown is an insignia of civil power borne by the laity; the nimbus is ecclesiastical and religious.

The pale, ghostly light that surrounded it like a nimbus gave it a monstrous character.

At three P.M. the blue sky appeared in the west, and the nimbus clouds subsided.

The cross is made into a tree, from which grapes hang; the nimbus is set with large amethysts and small rubies.

The Shores of the AdriaticF. Hamilton Jackson

It is the common mistake which gathers a nimbus of mystic sense around every book excessively revered.

Still the nimbus draws nigher, and is gradually approaching the spot where the travellers had concealed themselves.

The Lone RancheCaptain Mayne Reid

The famous "nimbus," of which Kayser spoke, was the creature of his tobacco smoke.

In winter if the nimbus is particularly seamless snow is about to fall.

Reading the WeatherThomas Morris Longstreth

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