Verb(1) describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of(2) give to understand
(1) Like any short introduction, it does not have time to say very much, but what it does say is enough to adumbrate the major ideas to follow.(2) tenors solemnly adumbrate the fate of the convicted sinner(3) Consciousness does not perspectivally adumbrate itself.(4) Toward the middle of her 1928 novel Quicksand, Nella Larsen thematizes her authorial relation to the literary past in a scene that uncannily adumbrates the future demise of her career.(5) This duet is adumbrative of ├ö├ç├┐Trane's last album, Interstellar Space, which comprises duets between ├ö├ç├┐Trane and drummer Rashied Ali.(6) And in fact there was an adumbrative whisper of Warholian values to come in a letter Demuth wrote to Alfred Stieglitz in 1927.(7) The legitimacy is not in question, but the adumbration , or foreshadowing, is.(8) John watched the way she moved and the way the fire light played against her warm colored skin, highlighting through the refined weave in the gown she wore and the adumbration beneath the veil.(9) We have remarked on Hahn's adumbrations of this movement in an earlier one, but one senses a disconnect between the end of the ├ö├ç├┐Gigue├ö├ç├û and the beginning of the ├ö├ç├┐Ciaccona.├ö├ç├û(10) The adumbrative quality of the work's first third is mauled and mangled by the third.(11) Some of the matters I have already adumbrated seem to me to bear upon that.(12) The outlines of the legend of the politically naÔö£┬╗ve scholar are already adumbrated in the biographical essay Heidegger submitted to the de-Nazification committee in 1945.(13) As to 5: The answer is plainly ├ö├ç├┐Yes├ö├ç├û and for the reasons already adumbrated .(14) Pasolini clearly did not intend SalÔö£Ôûô as a late work, much as Mozart did not design his requiem as adumbrative lament.(15) (Reading across texts for a moment, this idea has been adumbrated in Kundera's earlier book Laughable Loves ).(16) The predominance of death in the novel is a prophetic adumbration of the real death which will bring the characters to God's love, and Eleanor is granted a vision of this when she meets Leopolda the Catholic nun on the night of the storm.
(1) adumbrate :: beschaduwen
1. outline ::
2. sketch ::
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