adumbrative

[ a-duhm-bruh-tiv, ad-uh m-brey-tiv ]
/ æˈdʌm brə tɪv, ˈæd əmˌbreɪ tɪv /

adjective

foreshadowing; sketchy; faintly indicative.

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Origin of adumbrative

First recorded in 1830–40; adumbrate + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM adumbrative

ad·um·bra·tive·ly, adverb

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