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adumbrative

[a-duhm-bruh-tiv, ad-uh m-brey-tiv] /æˈdʌm brə tɪv, ˈæd əmˌbreɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
foreshadowing; sketchy; faintly indicative.
Origin of adumbrative
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; adumbrate + -ive
Related forms
adumbratively, adverb
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