Synonyms for adumbrate
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : a-duhm-breyt, ad-uh m-breyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : æˈdʌm breɪt, ˈæd əmˌbreɪt|
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Définition of adumbrateOrigin :
- "to outline, to sketch," 1580s, from Latin adumbratus "sketched, shadowed in outline," past participle of adumbrare "to represent (a thing) in outline" (see adumbration). Meaning "to overshadow" is 1660s. Related: Adumbrated; adumbrating.
- verb foreshadow
- There had, in truth, scarcely yet been time enough to adumbrate the possibilities opened up by this gentleman's return.
- Extract from : « A Laodicean » by Thomas Hardy
- But it is now time to state, or rather faintly to adumbrate, the grand assumption of this singular work.
- Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 88, February, 1865 » by Various
- Feeble is human speech to deal with such high matters, serving, at the best, but dimly to adumbrate ineffable truths.
- Extract from : « The Contemporary Review, January 1883 » by Various
- One could adumbrate triumph or disaster by the effort, sustained or otherwise, made by them.
- Extract from : « The Soul of Susan Yellam » by Horace Annesley Vachell
- A type is a symbol appointed by God to adumbrate something higher in the future, which is called the antitype.
- Extract from : « Companion to the Bible » by E. P. Barrows
Antonyms for adumbrate
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