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  • v. Present participle of halo.


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  • The enhanced edge contrast is referred to as haloing because of the effect it causes along these edges.


  • Frye is certainly not, I'd say, suggesting that all protagonists have positive boulomaic modalities haloing them in coolness.

    A Theory of Modes and Modalities

  • But I didn't sleep well and my dreams were full of octopi and mice eyes and dripping water and strings tightening on my wrists and when I woke you were smiling like your mouth was full of chocolate buttons and the late morning sun was haloing your hair golden but I knew my eyes were crusted.

    I Wanted To Say That Your Hands Are Like Unfurling Leaves

  • The demon witch stood with the sword raised, her hair a wild black nimbus haloing her pale face, a woman possessed by darkness.

    My Soul to Keep

  • Now his handsome face loomed over me like an eclipsed moon, a baby Fresnel light behind him haloing his visage.

    Knowing Jesse

  • The idea of a find is that it is special, haloing the more practical garments and accessories you might feature from day to day.

    The Style Checklist

  • Michael was lying facedown, the blood pooling and haloing what was left of his skull.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • He turned to look at her, pink light haloing his hair.


  • A faint, insubstantial light hung about her, haloing her every gesture.

    The Night Of the Solstice

  • Her hair fanned out, haloing her head, and the scent of it exploded within him.

    Kresley Cole Immortals After Dark: The Clan MacRieve


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