Origin of shadowy
OTHER WORDS FROM shadowyshad·ow·i·ness, noun
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How to use shadowy in a sentence
Perhaps the Kraken is something less shadowy, less slithery, less imaginary.
As health care workers fight heroically against one invisible enemy, we must not be blindsided by another shadowy foe.The hacker ‘ceasefire’ with hospitals is over—and that should terrify us|jakemeth|December 9, 2020|Fortune
The shadowy figure speaks only on the site 8kun, a successor to the now-closed 8chan, but the information for years spread almost instantly across mainstream social media platforms, powered by those analyzing Q’s pronouncements.As QAnon grew, Facebook and Twitter missed years of warning signs about the conspiracy theory’s violent nature|Craig Timberg, Elizabeth Dwoskin|October 1, 2020|Washington Post
An already shadowy world is getting darker, and answers are becoming harder to come by.The man who built a spyware empire says it’s time to come out of the shadows|Bobbie Johnson|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
For example, dark energy, the shadowy stuff that causes the universe to expand at an accelerating rate, might behave differently than scientists thought.Despite a new measurement, the debate over the universe’s expansion rages on|Emily Conover|July 15, 2020|Science News
His weeknight program, “Coast-to-Coast AM,” discussed aliens, paranormal activity, and shadowy government cover-ups.
Those that do survive, or are lucky enough to have escaped infection, meet a shadowy future.
Both shadowy ultranationalist groups have strong ties with the Turkish intelligence services.Kobani is Falling to ISIS in Syria. Kurd Protests Explode in Turkey.|Jamie Dettmer|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Federal Reserve, which was just caught playing footsie with Goldman Sachs, is as shadowy as it is powerful.
Get to know The Gathering, a shadowy, powerful network of hard-right funders meeting Thursday in Florida.The $1-Billion-a-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven’t Heard Of|Jay Michaelson|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The approach of these mechanical monsters opens up vistas thronged with shadowy forebodings.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Outside the circle of light in which she sat, the large dining-room looked solemn and shadowy.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
And a hint of mothering contentment stole sweetly over him behind this shadowy yet genuine consolation.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
As they look him in his face and his shadowy wings cover them, nature recoils and would flee from him.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Black Hood stood in that shadowy stairway and was himself like one of the shadows—watching, listening, waiting for his time.