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The place has an aura of romance.
  a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing


paranormal:  a radiant light surrounding a person that is said to be seen by those sensitive to another’s life force; or drawn around the head of a saint
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  • The place has an aura of romance.
  • She exudes an aura of ability and command.
  • The psychic says she has a bright yellow aura.
  • I have searched for his aura many times.
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire’s Assistant

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  • Even though he was beat up, dirty, and stooped with exhaustion, he’d had an aura of power.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • There was no land around, and no beings, but there was an aura of vague friendliness in this indifferent place.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • His mom kept her back to him, but he could feel her radiating the same aura he’d come to expect in recent weeks.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • He wasn’t that cute and he wasn’t that interesting beyond the whole New Kid aura, and he definitely wasn’t Ben Parish.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • He became more reclusive, and the aura around him, intentionally or not, only grew.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • You have an aura of kindness and patience.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice

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  • His ruff expanded until it made a huge silvery aura framing his face.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • These angels are bigger than the others in the club—taller, beefier, with an aura of casual danger that the others don’t have.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • He throws the top open, reaches in, removes a flat rock every bit as dark as the aura surrounding the Mogadorians.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Meg now had an elfish springtime aura that reminded me very much of a dryad.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • She had some kind of energy or aura that was different.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • Unpleasant is now positively glowing in the aura of this boy’s flirtations.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Women with the faint aura of high society sat rigidly erect, trying to look chic in an atmosphere of stale popcorn and jock smells.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The aura of Miss Lumley’s dark, mysterious, repulsive bloomers clings around her and colors the air in which she moves.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • He’d been trying to ignore the dead praetor, but now Varus walked over, surrounded in a hazy white aura, his deep-set eyes like sinkholes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • And as it always does, after a time the attraction had lessened, and the man lost his golden aura and resumed his usual place in my life, with no harm done to him, to me, or to Frank.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Or he could press on, given they had not laughed and still seemed to see some aura around him.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Vivienne, on the other hand, had a sager aura about her and I couldn’t help but feel some sort of reverence toward her.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • The dark recesses of the bar looked warm, comradely, that sentimental boozy aura that made you forget for a moment who you were and how you’d ended up there.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • She still surrounded herself with the cynical aura of a dissolute past.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • That explains the aura of sophistication.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • The evil aura radiating from Tantalus was as strong as any monster I’d ever faced.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • The trees began to burn with a pinkish aura that soothed my eyes.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Enveloped in an aura of righteousness and unyielding principles, Miss Brent sat in her crowded third-class carriage and triumphed over its discomfort and its heat.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • To me, Rosie’s had an aura about it.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • Tonight, however, this place held a strange aura of foreboding.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • New dress, new makeup, glowing pink aura, and boom: suddenly people liked her.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • He had this incredible non-whining aura about him.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • The essence escapes but its aura remains.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • The residual life aura can interfere with spells?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • All steles had a sort of aura to them, a ghostly imprint of their owner’s personality.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • One looked right at me, and I sensed an unmistakable aura of malice.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • A different aura to the house.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • It made me happy, but I kept wondering about next spring, about whether khaki, or suntans or whatever the uniform of the season was, had this aura of promise in it.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • She had never seen him like this, first thing in the morning, still with that warm golden aura of sleep clinging to him, and she felt a piercing sadness that all these firsts were happening with a Jace who wasn’t really her Jace.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Some appear around the edge of the body, other auras cloak the body like an envelope.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • All my memories of her were human memories; an aura of artificiality clung to them.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • When she let her own eyes fall half-shut, she saw the shimmering aura of glamour that surrounded him, and wondered what they were seeing: Another patient? A doctor hurrying along in surgical scrubs? A grieving visitor?
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • We were probably sending out so much demigod aura that every monster in the northeastern United States knew we were here.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • It seemed to have an aura, a warmth, but also an inherent danger.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • You’ll forgive me for saying so, my dear, but I perceive very little aura around you.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • This man comes with a certain aura of divinity into Odysseus’ hall.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • He had an aura of fury about him, of something keen and biting — "Meggie, get the bag out of the trunk."
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • I thought Buddy might well be sitting in his own little murderous aura of TB germs.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • Whoever this strange woman was, she gave off a clear aura of dark power he’d been too blood-drugged to notice before.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • They have a strong aura, a scent that attracts monsters.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
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