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synonyms for nimbus

  • atmosphere
  • aura
  • aureole
  • glory
  • halo
  • vapor
  • aureola
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How to use nimbus in a sentence

But the nimbus was not worn at all at this early period; such a criterion is therefore inadmissible.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
In one example Mary wears a nimbus, a proof of comparatively late date.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
In later art the hand is sometimes surrounded by a cruciform nimbus, to indicate more clearly its divine character.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
This is a Saint, as he has the nimbus round his head, and from his young and beardless face it is probably St. John.
NOTES AND QUERIES FOR WORCESTERSHIREJOHN NOAKE
Overcast skies of heavy nimbus cloud were the rule and the air was continually charged with drifting snow.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Howard has observed a huge nimbus affording hard snowballs and distinct flakes of snow at the same time.
THE RAIN CLOUDANONYMOUS
The chaste whiteness of the snow and the velvet blackness of the rocks belong to days of snowy nimbus enshrouding the horizon.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
He sleeps but two hours at night and prays the rest of the time, while a nimbus of fire surrounds him.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
On February 23 there was a spell of dead calm; heavy nimbus clouds and fog lowering over sea and plateau.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
During the whole day nimbus clouds had hung heavily from the sky, and snow had fallen in grains and star-like crystals.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NIMBUS

  • aura
  • aureola
  • aureole
  • aurora
  • corona
  • crown of light
  • glory
  • halation
  • nimbus
  • radiance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.