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[ shad-ohd ]


, Printing.
  1. noting or pertaining to an ornamented type in which the embellishment is outside the character, especially one in which a black line at one side and at the top or bottom gives the effect of a cast shadow.

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Other Words From

  • self-shadowed adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of shadowed1

1350–1400 in general sense; Middle English; shadow, -ed 2

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Example Sentences

On a cool, sunny morning in early October, a small group of Chipotle workers gathered in the deeply shadowed entrance to the Queens Center Mall in New York City.

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Walking through the tree-shadowed streets, one can hear the chirping of birds and croaking of frogs.

Jacobs leaked a photo to Instagram, which featued a shadowed close-up of Lange's gorgeous face.

I shadowed at a facility and also spent time doing online research.

Sadly, the internal strife onscreen was shadowed by turmoil offscreen.

Her bangs hung loosely around her slack face and shadowed her eyes.

As the major looked up, Black Hood stepped quickly forward so that his tall figure over-shadowed that of the peppery little major.

That bold and unpremeditated stroke had become a shadowed peak; the trailing marks of ink a splendid slope.

We stole along the shadowed side of the street, the moon was up, shedding much too bright a light now for comfort.

The side door, on a grape-shadowed porch, was in this ell, facing the barn across the way.

The Star is shadowed by our thoughtless inhumanity to those who serve us and our forgetfulness of the needy.


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