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See definition of umbra on Dictionary.com
  • as inshade
  • as inshade
  • as inshadow
  • as insoul
  • as inspirit

synonyms for umbra

  • shadow
  • adumbration
  • blackness
  • coolness
  • cover
  • darkness
  • dusk
  • gloominess
  • obscurity
  • penumbra
  • screen
  • semidarkness
  • shadiness
  • shadows
  • umbrage
  • obscuration
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antonyms for umbra

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  • light
  • lightness
  • brightness
  • gap
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How to use umbra in a sentence

It loves the fig-trees with nothing but leaves; it adores the stat magni nominis umbra.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
What signifies disputing about queen or king,—when men may sit at peace—sub umbra vitis sui?
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
The dark portion within the shadow has all the light excluded from it and is called the umbra.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
The double of the Egyptian sepulchral records corresponds exactly to the of the Greeks and the umbra of the Latins.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
For the “Romani nominis umbra,” the shadow of the mighty race whom they had conquered, lay heavy on our forefathers for centuries.
SCIENTIFIC ESSAYS AND LECTURESCHARLES KINGSLEY
The umbra is generally uniformly dark, but at times filmy luminous clouds have been observed floating over it.
THE ASTRONOMY OF MILTON'S 'PARADISE LOST'THOMAS ORCHARD
Sometimes lengthened processes unite with those of the opposite side and form bands and ‘bridges’ across the umbra.
THE ASTRONOMY OF MILTON'S 'PARADISE LOST'THOMAS ORCHARD
Within the umbra there is sometimes seen a still darker spot, called the nucleus.
THE ASTRONOMY OF MILTON'S 'PARADISE LOST'THOMAS ORCHARD
(excepting P., which terminates with section 43) is there a word about umbra recta or umbra versa.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 3 (OF 7)GEOFFREY CHAUCER
The side-parts of the scale are called Umbra versa, the lower part Umbra recta or extensa.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 3 (OF 7)GEOFFREY CHAUCER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO UMBRA

  • apparition
  • bogey
  • haunt
  • manes
  • phantasm
  • phantom
  • revenant
  • shadow
  • specter
  • spirit
  • umbra
  • wraith
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