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noun as in dark

noun as in shade

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Some of the video was crystal clear, but in other footage the figures were just fuzzy shadows in black and white.

But who are the millions of people who “live in the shadows”?

And so, as with all monsters, Cosby is cast off into the shadows.

Behind their silk hats loom shadows of their immigrant forbears.

Now, with the help of 7,000 light-emitting diodes or LEDs, the detailed work has emerged from the shadows.

Her eyes gleamed bright and intense, with no sleepy shadows, as they looked into his.

Above, great standard electric lamps shed their white glare upon the eddying throng casting a myriad of grotesque shadows.

But, later, he grew afraid of the shadows of window-curtains and the flapping of doors and the creaking of shutters.

In the depths of her steady gaze he saw shadows, far away, behind the open expression.

The shadows lengthened and crept out like stealthy, grotesque monsters across the grass.


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On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shadows, such as: darkness, dusk, shade, dimness, evening, and gloom.

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