This week’s word is “adumbration.”
- a sketchy or faint impression or resemblance
- a foreshadowing or prefiguring
- a darkening or shadowing.
This word is derived from the Latin word “umbra” which means shade or shadow.
Examples of “adumbration” usage
Her childlike meekness carried with it the adumbration of power. Those who underestimated her soon learned the error of their ways.
His words were silky and smooth, but those who read between the lines felt the adumbration of his sinister agenda.
How would you use “adumbration” in a sentence?