Definition of Adumbrating

1. Verb. (present participle of adumbrate) ¹



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Definition of Adumbrating

1. adumbrate [v] - See also: adumbrate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adumbrating

adultizes
adultizing
adultlike
adultly
adultness
adultnesses
adultomorphism
adultress
adultresses
adultry
adults
adumbral
adumbrate
adumbrated
adumbrates
adumbrating (current term)
adumbration
adumbrations
adumbrative
adumbratively
adunation
adunations
adunc
aduncate
aduncity
aduncous
adunque
adust
adusted
adustible

Literary usage of Adumbrating

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1. Old Testament Prophecy by Andrew Bruce Davidson, James Alexander Paterson (1904)
"One wonders what those terms ' adumbrating' and ' foreshadowing' really mean, if there be no connection of resemblance between the umbra or shadow, ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1873)
"Shoreham schools, wherein something adumbrating my scheme of affiliation exists, that the tone of public opinion amongst the boys, and the nature of their ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1905)
"graphs and not a few of the later etchings he gives us only a few brilliant scratches just sufficiently adumbrating a scene in Venice or a blacksmith's ..."

4. Victorian Prose Masters: Thackeray--Carlyle--George Eliot--Matthew Arnold by William Crary Brownell (1901)
"... incident of the secret panel in " Daniel Deronda," which when moved disclosed the dead face adumbrating the tragedy of ..."

5. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1902)
"... had been trying to say before him, in the sense of adapting classical precepts to English: and , far more interesting as adumbrating, beforehand, ..."

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