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adumbral

[a-duhm-bruh l] /æˈdʌm brəl/
adjective
1.
shadowy; shady.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; ad- + Latin umbr(a) shade, shadow + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for adumbral

adumbral

/ædˈʌmbrəl/
adjective
1.
generally (poetic) shadowy
Word Origin
C19: from ad- (in the sense: in) + Latin umbra shadow
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