faintly+delineate

  • 1 adumbrate — v. a. 1. Shadow, foreshadow, shadow out, shadow forth, dimly outline, indicate, hint at, approximate, represent approximately, suggest, trace vaguely, faintly delineate. 2. Typify, represent, symbolize, show, denote, stand for, image, figure,… …

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  • 2 To touch a sail — Touch Touch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Touched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Touching}.] [F. toucher, OF. touchier, tuchier; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. zucchen, zukken, to twitch, pluck, draw, G. zukken, zukken, v. intens. fr. OHG. ziohan to draw, G. ziehen,… …

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  • 3 To touch the wind — Touch Touch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Touched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Touching}.] [F. toucher, OF. touchier, tuchier; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. zucchen, zukken, to twitch, pluck, draw, G. zukken, zukken, v. intens. fr. OHG. ziohan to draw, G. ziehen,… …

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  • 4 To touch up — Touch Touch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Touched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Touching}.] [F. toucher, OF. touchier, tuchier; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. zucchen, zukken, to twitch, pluck, draw, G. zukken, zukken, v. intens. fr. OHG. ziohan to draw, G. ziehen,… …

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  • 5 Touch — Touch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Touched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Touching}.] [F. toucher, OF. touchier, tuchier; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. zucchen, zukken, to twitch, pluck, draw, G. zukken, zukken, v. intens. fr. OHG. ziohan to draw, G. ziehen, akin to …

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  • 6 Touched — Touch Touch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Touched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Touching}.] [F. toucher, OF. touchier, tuchier; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. zucchen, zukken, to twitch, pluck, draw, G. zukken, zukken, v. intens. fr. OHG. ziohan to draw, G. ziehen,… …

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  • 7 Touching — Touch Touch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Touched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Touching}.] [F. toucher, OF. touchier, tuchier; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. zucchen, zukken, to twitch, pluck, draw, G. zukken, zukken, v. intens. fr. OHG. ziohan to draw, G. ziehen,… …

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  • 8 Trace — Trace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {traced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {tracing}.] [OF. tracier, F. tracer, from (assumed) LL. tractiare, fr.L. tractus, p. p. of trahere to draw. Cf. {Abstract}, {Attract}, {Contract}, {Portratt}, {Tract}, {Trail}, {Train}, {Treat} …

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  • 9 traced — Trace Trace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {traced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {tracing}.] [OF. tracier, F. tracer, from (assumed) LL. tractiare, fr.L. tractus, p. p. of trahere to draw. Cf. {Abstract}, {Attract}, {Contract}, {Portratt}, {Tract}, {Trail}, {Train},… …

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  • 10 tracing — Trace Trace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {traced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {tracing}.] [OF. tracier, F. tracer, from (assumed) LL. tractiare, fr.L. tractus, p. p. of trahere to draw. Cf. {Abstract}, {Attract}, {Contract}, {Portratt}, {Tract}, {Trail}, {Train},… …

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  • 11 Carolina Wren — Taxobox name = Carolina Wren image width = 260px status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Troglodytidae genus = Thryothorus (but see text) genus authority = species = T …

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  • 12 Banded Wren — Taxobox name = Banded Wren regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Troglodytidae genus = Pheugopedius species = P. pleurostictus binomial = Pheugopedius pleurostictus binomial authority = (Sclater, 1860)… …

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  • 13 calligraphy — calligrapher, calligraphist, n. calligraphic /kal i graf ik/, calligraphical, adj. calligraphically, adv. /keuh lig reuh fee/, n. 1. fancy penmanship, esp. highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes: She appreciated the… …

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  • 14 Chinese literature — Introduction       the body of works written in Chinese, including lyric poetry, historical and didactic writing, drama, and various forms of fiction.       Chinese literature is one of the major literary heritages of the world, with an… …

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  • 15 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 16 stain — 1. To discolor. 2. To color; to dye. 3. A discoloration. 4. A dye used in histologic and bacteriologic technique. 5. A procedure in which a dye or combination of dyes and reagents is used to color the constituents of cells and tissues. For… …

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