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  • noun Plural form of aureola.

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Examples

  •  She wore no bra, her breasts just budding, the aureolas dark.

    To Be A Child (Part II of III)

  • Her nipples were plainly outlined, hard and erect, the darkness of the aureolas faintly visible where they pressed against the fabric.

    Strangers In the Night

  • She asked him whether he had gone to Venice, and whether he had seen again at Ravenna the empresses wearing aureolas, and the phantoms that had formerly dazzled him.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Take up a little hydrochloric acid in a pipette and put a few drops of it into a very dilute solution of nitrate of mercury, and you will obtain rings of mercurial chloride that will, in their descent, take on the same whirling motion that characterizes the aureolas of phosphureted hydrogen.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 611, September 17, 1887

  • The daisies have gone with the sweet double violets and roses, and the fragrant heliotrope and mignonette, of which we used to make bouquets to dress the table and adorn the rooms; whilst brilliant, scentless flowers now fill our garden beds, and the maples with their aureolas of flame color and molten cold tell the same sad story -- summer has fled.

    The Story of a Summer Or, Journal Leaves from Chappaqua

  • Hence theologians speak of three particular crowns, aureolas, or glorioles, by which these three classes of blessed souls are accidentally honoured beyond the rest.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • Another consequence of this peculiarity of mental conformation is, perhaps, the abuse of the materials at his disposal Gaudenzio never refrained from using doubtful methods, such as ornaments in relief, the use of gilded stucco worked into harness, armour, into the aureolas, etc.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The glories of the southern sunset lingered and vanished, a-begging, without his senses being roused by them; and long after the sea, chameleon-like, changed from rose to lavender, from lavender to gray, the mountains yet jealously clung to their vivid aureolas of phantom gold.

    A Splendid Hazard

  • She asked him whether he had gone to Venice, and whether he had seen again at Ravenna the empresses wearing aureolas, and the phantoms that had formerly dazzled him.

    The Red Lily — Complete

  • &c. The fact is, that several months had elapsed between the first presentation of the memorial and the erection of the scaffold, during which Mr. Kirkup admits that he never thought of visiting the place, while I had spent hours and hours there, under not very pleasant circumstances, and had detected raised aureolas and other evidences of old fresco.

    The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, August 1850 of Literature, Science and Art.

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