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adumbrate

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Definition describe or reveal incompletely — as when outlining major points, or when sharing information guardedly

Less commonly, adumbrate can mean to foreshadow, or obscure (make harder to see or understand).
  • She expounded on the view previously adumbrated.
  • She adumbrated the idea only in a single footnote.
  • Leon Guggenhammer was young and fat. Not a day more than thirty, his face, save for the adumbrated puff sacks under the eyes, was as smooth and lineless as a boy's.
    Jack London  --  Burning Daylight
  • The system of relations established in the Middle Ages between philosophy and theology was adumbrated in the early Middle Ages and completed in the thirteenth century.
  • The system of relations established in the Middle Ages between philosophy and theology was adumbrated in the early Middle Ages and completed in the thirteenth century.

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