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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from 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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adumbrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of adumbrō