Ad*um"brate (#), v. t. [L. adumbratus, p. p. of adumbrare; ad + umbrare to shade; umbra shadow.]


To give a faint shadow or slight representation of; to outline; to shadow forth.

Both in the vastness and the richness of the visible universe the invisible God is adumbrated. L. Taylor.


To overshadow; to shade.


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