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Definition the atmosphere or mood of a place
  • Although in the middle of Dallas, the restaurant has a Maui Beach ambiance.
ambiance = the atmosphere or mood of a place
  • We stayed in a small motel with charming ambiance.
  • The ambiance is more intense when someone throws one at you.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Meanwhile Sophie had begun to like the cafe ambience.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • It seemed even here, Roarke demanded ambiance.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • Rings by the register for impulse buyers, incense burning for ambience, plenty of ones in the register.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • It doesn't have that Third World ambience, doesn't smell like urine at all.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • I told him I drank it, but really I brought it out here, 'cause it adds ambience.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • The Boca minidog was an important part of the alfresco ambience.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • But I was also beginning to noticesomething chilly and remote in an ambiance of such conscious perfection.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Didn't he know she was creating ambiance?
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • "Love the ambiance you've created tonight.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • Eleanor was delighted by the ambiance, a word she pronounced a little French.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • The Chinese, who make up a majority of her clientele, expect ambience, and she gives them what they pay for.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • It was packed inside with foreigners and locals who felt the ambience worth the prices.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • What do you think I'm here for, the ambience?
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • Fredi's music was just one way he tried to change the ambience.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • It was part of the ritual, as was the rule that she fixed the entree, I did the salad or vegetable, and we lit the candles, for ambiance.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • As I was simply drinking in the ambiance in my antiquated but palatial office, I was thinking how far I had come since the lean days in law school.
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • The ambience was important, for it was vital that he stare into the eyes of the chairman when he asked questions, his own eyes ice-cold, demanding ... threatening.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum

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