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Synonyms for adumbrate
æˈdʌm breɪt, ˈæd əmˌbreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sketch, outline, adumbrate(verb)

    describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of

    "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"

    Synonyms:
    sketch, limn, outline, intimate, insinuate, draft, delineate, chalk out

  2. intimate, adumbrate, insinuate(verb)

    give to understand

    "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"

    Synonyms:
    insinuate, sketch, outline, intimate, suggest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adumbrate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shadow, foreshadow, shadow out, shadow forth

  2. adumbrate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    typify, represent, symbolize, show, denote, stand for

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