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horns and halo effect  


      n   a tendency to allow one's judgement of another person, esp. in a job interview, to be unduly influenced by an unfavourable (horns) or favourable (halo) first impression based on appearances  
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exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
adj.
fairly large, especially large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.

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