obumbrate

[ob-uhm-breyt]

verb (used with object), ob·um·brat·ed, ob·um·brat·ing.

to darken, overshadow, or cloud.

adjective

Obsolete. overshadowed, darkened.

Origin of obumbrate

1505–15; < obumbrātus, past participle of obumbrāre; see obumbrant, -ate1
Related formsob·um·bra·tion, noun
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