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noun as in darkness

noun as in hint, suggestion

verb as in make dark

verb as in follow secretly

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The United Nations will meet for a virtual General Assembly later this month in the shadow of a looming funding crisis.

From Ozy

Rodríguez was a shadow of the active and positive person she said she used to be.

The shadow of Tom Brady’s long and storied Patriots career will hang over the team for the foreseeable future, even as No.

That shadow revealed that the middle ring is warped, swooping up on one side and down on the other.

Because having them come into the country and live in the shadows and have jobs that they are overqualified for, I don’t think that’s the American Dream.

From Ozy

Forty-two years after its debut, The Godfather casts a long shadow over American cinema.

Searchers reported seeing a large shadow on the seabed, suggesting the crashed jet has been located.

Brinsley came from behind a police cruiser parked on a busy street in the shadow of the Tompkins Public Houses.

If we begin to see the other as our possession and commodity, our shoe, the shadow of our shadow, is there ever a happy outcome?

They seem to belong to us, and then they freely go—behavior very uncharacteristic of a shadow or a shoe.

Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.

The man that giveth heed to lying visions, is like to him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind.

She looked up in his face, leaning on his arm beneath the encircling shadow of the umbrella which he had lifted.

"We are going into the sunlight, out of the shadow;" and she glanced back at the west, which was of a slaty blackness.

He went on, ruminating on the vain shadow, into which his over-heated ambition to act and to be distinguished, had involved him.

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On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shadow, such as: dark, gloom, obscurity, shade, adumbration, and cover.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.