adumbrate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to offer a sketchy outline of.
    • To prefigure indistinctly; foreshadow.
    • to reveal partially or guardedly.
    • To overshadow; shadow or obscure.
    • To give a faint shadow or slight representation of; to overview; to shadow forth.
    • To overshadow; to shade.
  • verb:
    • To foreshadow vaguely.
    • to provide a vague outline.
    • To obscure or overshadow.
    • describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
    • give to realize
  • others:
    • To overshadow; partly darken or hide.
    • Figuratively, to give a faint shadow or resemblance of; overview or shadow forth; foreshadow; prefigure.

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