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obumbrate

[ob-uhm-breyt] /ɒbˈʌm breɪt/
verb (used with object), obumbrated, obumbrating.
1.
to darken, overshadow, or cloud.
adjective
2.
Obsolete. overshadowed, darkened.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; < obumbrātus, past participle of obumbrāre; see obumbrant, -ate1
Related forms
obumbration, noun
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