verb (used with object), ad·um·brat·ed, ad·um·brat·ing.
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Origin of adumbrate
OTHER WORDS FROM adumbratead·um·bra·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for adumbrate
But Sanjay seems today like an adumbration, rather than the acme, of authoritarian possibilities in India.
She would give things to the girls—he had a private adumbration of that; expensive Parisian, perhaps not perfectly useful, things.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
What was subconscious became conscious, what, back in the past, was a mere adumbration gloried out in Aurora splendours.The Kempton-Wace Letters|Jack London
There seems to be little adumbration of the dark marginal lines of asper in populations from the lower Mississippi River drainage.
However, the soul evidently gave a form to this adumbration from the very beginning of things.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 2|Plotinos (Plotinus)
Our present life, in which we are not united with the divinity, is only a trace or adumbration of real life.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1|Plotinos (Plotinus)