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synonyms for shadowings

  • intelligence
  • reconnaissance
  • shadowing
  • tailing
  • secret service
  • undercover operations
  • undercover work
  • underground activities
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How to use shadowings in a sentence

I resolved to get away from their vague fore-shadowings of the evil things upstairs.
THE RED ROOMH. G. WELLS
And the moon I found was as dependable as when I timed my Himalayan expeditions by her shadowings.
EDGE OF THE JUNGLEWILLIAM BEEBE
Standing beside and a little behind her, his soul was shaken by the quick shadowings of her lashes.
OTHERWISE PHYLLISMEREDITH NICHOLSON
What harmony, what sweetness in their mixture, and the shadowings that temper them!
THE BLOSSOMS OF MORALITYRICHARD JOHNSON
Wherefore Moses also calls these things "appearances" or "shadowings" of God, by which he then manifested himself.
COMMENTARY ON GENESIS, VOL. IMARTIN LUTHER
From the fainter shadowings of his own life, he sensed instinctively the vaster tragedy of theirs.
DARKWATERW. E. B. DU BOIS
He recalls reported former mysterious shadowings at Calcutta and along the Thames.
OSWALD LANGDONCARSON JAY LEE
In fear I promised, but then had no idea of such long, terrible mixing in future 'shadowings.'
OSWALD LANGDONCARSON JAY LEE
It would be inquired, why such continued shadowings, yet failure to prevent this crime?
OSWALD LANGDONCARSON JAY LEE
That any other had set or kept in operation such tireless shadowings Pierre has no thought.
OSWALD LANGDONCARSON JAY LEE
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