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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something existing in perception only; An unilluminated area; A figure projected in silhouette by means of interception of light.

Usage examples (42)
  • Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
  • A shadow over his happiness
  • He received little recognition working in the shadow of his father
  • The poor child was his mother's shadow for more
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