Inumbrate \In*um"brate\, v. t. [L. inumbratus, p. p. of inumbrare to shade.] To shade; to darken. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • inumbrate — in·um·brate …   English syllables

  • inumbrate — ˈinəmˌbrāt, ə̇ˈnə transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin inumbratus, past participle of inumbrare, from in in (II) + umbrare to shade, from umbra shadow more at umbrage : to put in shadow : shade …   Useful english dictionary

  • shade — [n1] dimness adumbration, blackness, coolness, cover, darkness, dusk, gloominess, obscuration, obscurity, penumbra, screen, semidarkness, shadiness, shadow, shadows, umbra, umbrage; concept 620 Ant. brightness, light shade [n2] blind, shield… …   New thesaurus

  • shadow — [n1] darkness adumbration, cover, dark, dimness, dusk, gloom, obscuration, obscurity, penumbra, protection, shade, shelter, umbra, umbrage; concepts 620,622 Ant. brightness, light shadow [n2] hint, suggestion breath, intimation, memento, relic,… …   New thesaurus

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