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shadows

noun
plural of shadow

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shadows

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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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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“Shadows.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shadows. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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