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adumbrate

verb

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to give a slight indication of beforehand
  • the strife in Bloody Kansas in the 1850s adumbrated the civil war that would follow

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“Adumbrate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adumbrate. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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