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shadow

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1 partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays
  • The valley was in shadow.
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3 a tiny often physical indication of something lost or vanished
  • a run-down mansion that is only a shadow of its former glory
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4 a very small amount
  • not even a shadow of a doubt about the defendant's guilt
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drop in the bucket

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5 the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people
  • rumors of a shadow haunting the castle
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6 an overspreading element that produces an atmosphere of gloom
  • The disquieting news had cast a shadow over the dinner party.
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shadow

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1 to go after or on the track of
  • shadowing the suspect to see what he was up to
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run after

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2 to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • Thickening clouds shadowed the countryside.
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3 to shelter (something) from light and heat
  • a pathway shadowed by a canopy of arching branches
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