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  Words related to shadow

Related / Similar Words: apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, trace, vestige, tincture, darkness, dark, tail, shadower, overshadow, dwarf, shade, shade off

 

Definition:
  • refuge from danger or observation; "he felt secure in his father''s shadow";
  • something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight";
  • an indication that something has been present; "there wasn''t a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension";
  • a premonition of something adverse; "a shadow over his happiness";
  • an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness";
  • an inseparable companion; "the poor child was his mother''s shadow";
  • a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements;
  • a dominating and pervasive presence; "he received little recognition working in the shadow of his father";
  • shade within clear boundaries;
  • follow, usually without the person''s knowledge; "The police are shadowing her";
  • make appear small by comparison; "This year''s debt dwarves that of last year";
  • cast a shadow over;

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    Hyponyms: unidentified flying object, UFO, flying saucer, Flying Dutchman, ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre, footprint, umbra, penumbra

     

    Derivational Morphology: shade, shade off, chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, overshadow, dwarf, shadower, shadowing, tailing, midget, nanus, shadiness, shadowiness, darkness, dark

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: skaduwee   Albanian: hije  
    Basque: itzal   Breton: skeud  
    Bulgarian: сянка   Catalan: ombra  
    Chinese: 阴影   Croatian: sjena  
    Dutch: schaduw   Esperanto: kruda skizo  
    Finnish: varjo   French: ombre  
    Frisian: skaad   Georgian: აჩრდილი  
    German: Schatten   Greek: σκιά  
    Hebrew: צל   Hindi: परछाई  
    Hungarian: árnyék   Icelandic: skuggi  
    Italian: ombra   Japanese:  
    Korean: 그림자   Latin: umbra  
    Malay: bayang   Norwegian: skygge  
    Polish: cień   Portuguese: sombra  
    Russian: тень   Slovene: senca  
    Spanish: sombra   Swedish: skugga  
    Telugu: నీడ   Turkish: gölge  
    Vietnamese: bóng   Yiddish: שאָטן  
     
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