Synonyms and Antonyms of adumbrate
to give a slight indication of beforehand the strife in Bloody Kansas in the 1850s adumbrated the civil war that would follow Synonyms foreshadow, forerun, harbinger, herald, prefigureRelated Words anticipate, foreknow, foresee; forecast, foretell, predict, prognosticate, prophesy; forewarn; augur, bode, forebode (also forbode), portend, presage, promise; allude, connote, hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest
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