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adumbrate

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EtymologyEdit

Latin adumbrātus "represented in outline", from adumbrāre "cast a shadow on", from umbra "shadow".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈædʌmˌbɹeɪt/

VerbEdit

adumbrate (third-person singular simple present adumbrates, present participle adumbrating, simple past and past participle adumbrated)

  1. To foreshadow vaguely.
  2. To give a vague outline.
  3. To obscure or overshadow.
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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

adumbrāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of adumbrō