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synonyms for adumbration

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How to use adumbration in a sentence

She would give things to the girls—he had a private adumbration of that; expensive Parisian, perhaps not perfectly useful, things.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
What was subconscious became conscious, what, back in the past, was a mere adumbration gloried out in Aurora splendours.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
There seems to be little adumbration of the dark marginal lines of asper in populations from the lower Mississippi River drainage.
NORTH AMERICAN RECENT SOFT-SHELLED TURTLES (FAMILY TRIONYCHIDAE)ROBERT G. WEBB
However, the soul evidently gave a form to this adumbration from the very beginning of things.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 2PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Our present life, in which we are not united with the divinity, is only a trace or adumbration of real life.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 1PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
It is at no time severed from reality; it is never its mere adumbration, nor are its contents mere phenomena.
BROWNING AS A PHILOSOPHICAL AND RELIGIOUS TEACHERHENRY JONES
There is no explanation, for instance, in calling beauty an adumbration of divine attributes.
THE SENSE OF BEAUTYGEORGE SANTAYANA
Here has been seen an adumbration of natural selection: he himself admits the difficulty he has in making it clear.
SCHOPENHAUERTHOMAS WHITTAKER
What a curious adumbration of similar proceedings within the memory of many still living!
WOMAN IN SCIENCEJOHN AUGUSTINE ZAHM
Nor do we for a moment believe that the waywardness of a genius or a prophet in boyhood is always a significant adumbration.
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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