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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Noting or pertaining to an ornamented type in which the embellishment is outside the character; Trailed; Followed

Usage examples (34)
  • Gabriel saw her and started to stride in her direction, his expression shadowed by the thickening twilight.
  • The way he smiled in response, his expression shadowed in the dimmer corrider, did nothing for her equanimity.
  • The driver's own expression shadowed slightly; he looked again and more searchingly at the other.
  • A dubious/cynical expression shadowed Layne’s face. for more
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