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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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large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
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