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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Give to understand; Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of.

Usage examples (39)
  • Did Aristotle adumbrate the principle that that which no one owns, no one will care for?
  • All I have time to do here is adumbrate an answer for the purpose I've already stated.
  • But worryingly, Capgemini's figures adumbrate a sooty China.
  • My purpose here is to adumbrate such an argument briefly, in two steps. for more
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