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Synonyms for adumbrateæˈdʌm 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"

    sketch, limn, adumbrate, outline, intimate, insinuate, draft, delineate, chalk out

  2. intimate, adumbrate, insinuate(verb)

    give to understand

    "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"

    insinuate, sketch, outline, intimate, adumbrate, suggest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adumbrate(v. a.)

    shadow, foreshadow, shadow out, shadow forth

  2. adumbrate(v. a.)

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

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