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adumbrate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adumbrate  \Ad*um"brate\,  v.  t.  [L.  adumbratus  p.  p.  of 
  adumbrare  ad  +  umbrare  to  shade;  umbra  shadow.] 
  1.  To  give  a  faint  shadow  or  slight  representation  of  to 
  outline;  to  shadow  forth. 
 
  Both  in  the  vastness  and  the  richness  of  the  visible 
  universe  the  invisible  God  is  adumbrated.  --L. 
  Taylor. 
 
  2.  To  overshadow;  to  shade. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adumbrate 
  v  1:  describe  roughly  or  briefly;  "sketch  the  outline  of  the 
  book"  [syn:  {sketch},  {outline}] 
  2:  give  to  understand  [syn:  {intimate},  {insinuate}] 




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