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synonyms for shadowy

  • dark
  • ghostly
  • shady
  • adumbral
  • chimerical
  • cloudy
  • dim
  • dreamy
  • faint
  • illusory
  • imaginary
  • indistinct
  • obscure
  • umbral
  • unsubstantial
  • vague
  • visionary
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antonyms for shadowy

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  • bright
  • light
  • clear
  • distinct
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How to use shadowy in a sentence

Perhaps the Kraken is something less shadowy, less slithery, less imaginary.
A KRAKEN IS LOOSE IN AMERICADAN ZAKDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As health care workers fight heroically against one invisible enemy, we must not be blindsided by another shadowy foe.
THE HACKER ‘CEASEFIRE’ WITH HOSPITALS IS OVER—AND THAT SHOULD TERRIFY USJAKEMETHDECEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
The shadowy figure speaks only on the site 8kun, a successor to the now-closed 8chan, but the information for years spread almost instantly across mainstream social media platforms, powered by those analyzing Q’s pronouncements.
AS QANON GREW, FACEBOOK AND TWITTER MISSED YEARS OF WARNING SIGNS ABOUT THE CONSPIRACY THEORY’S VIOLENT NATURECRAIG TIMBERG, ELIZABETH DWOSKINOCTOBER 1, 2020WASHINGTON POST
An already shadowy world is getting darker, and answers are becoming harder to come by.
THE MAN WHO BUILT A SPYWARE EMPIRE SAYS IT’S TIME TO COME OUT OF THE SHADOWSBOBBIE JOHNSONAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
For example, dark energy, the shadowy stuff that causes the universe to expand at an accelerating rate, might behave differently than scientists thought.
DESPITE A NEW MEASUREMENT, THE DEBATE OVER THE UNIVERSE’S EXPANSION RAGES ONEMILY CONOVERJULY 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The approach of these mechanical monsters opens up vistas thronged with shadowy forebodings.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Outside the circle of light in which she sat, the large dining-room looked solemn and shadowy.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And a hint of mothering contentment stole sweetly over him behind this shadowy yet genuine consolation.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As they look him in his face and his shadowy wings cover them, nature recoils and would flee from him.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Black Hood stood in that shadowy stairway and was himself like one of the shadows—watching, listening, waiting for his time.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SHADOWY

  • atramentous
  • brunet
  • charcoal
  • clouded
  • coal
  • dingy
  • dusky
  • ebon
  • ebony
  • inklike
  • jet
  • livid
  • melanoid
  • murky
  • obsidian
  • onyx
  • piceous
  • pitch
  • pitch-dark
  • raven
  • sable
  • shadowy
  • slate
  • sloe
  • somber
  • sombre
  • sooty
  • starless
  • stygian
  • swart
  • swarthy
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