Part of speech:
A dark area, especially the blackest part of a shadow from which all light is cut off.
The abode of the dead; the underworld:
To obscure; overshadow
To become cloudy or overcast:
The grayish outer part of a sunspot.
An ideal person or thing
To picture mentally; imagine or visualize:
(Intransitive) To use symbols; to represent ideas symbolically.
Foliage, considered as shade-giving
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(Philos.) A mental impression of a real person or thing
A gift or tip offered to get better service
To make obscure or muddled; confuse; bewilder
To tarnish or stain:
To estimate or predict in advance, especially to predict (weather conditions) by analysis of meteorological data.
The definition of gloom is to feel or act sad.
To read but not contribute to the discussion in a newsgroup, chatroom, or other online forum.
To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
Something, such as sound, light, or heat, that is reflected.
To separate, conceal, shelter, or protect, with or as with a screen
To find protection or refuge
To show indirectly; imply; intimate
To apply a trace of color to; tint.
To view mentally; keep informed about
The pathway or route of such illumination to a person:
A person or agency answering questions as a service to others
To be luminous; shine.
A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
The ghost of a dead person.
A place often visited
The definition of a hair is a fine, thread-like strand that grows on people and animals.
A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
The definition of an intimation is a hint.
A slight amount or indication
A period, spell, or series
The process by which an idea is brought to the mind through its connection or association with another idea already in the mind
The sense of what is proper, seemly, or least likely to give offense in a given social situation:
Touch, one of the five senses along with taste, smell, hearing and seeing, is defined as the act you do when you hold, caress, feel or otherwise encounter something with your hand.
A faint indication; hint; trace
A secret, hint, rumor, etc.
A single hair of a beard or mustache.
To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure:
To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
To make seem dim, as by comparison
The partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another. An eclipse of the Sun or Moon occurs when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are aligned. &diamf3; In a solar eclipse the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth. During a total solar eclipse the disk of the Moon fully covers that of the Sun, and only the Sun's corona is visible. &diamf3; An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon is farthest in its orbit from the Earth so that its disk does not fully cover that of the Sun, and part of the Sun's photosphere is visible as a ring around the Moon. &diamf3; In a lunar eclipse all or a part of the Moon's disk enters the umbra of the Earth's shadow and is no longer illuminated by the Sun. Lunar eclipses occur only during a full moon, when the Moon is directly opposite the Sun.
To spray the leaves of (a houseplant) with water from a mister
To obfuscate is to confuse someone, or to obscure the meaning of something.
To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
To observe or follow closely; monitor:
(Informal) To follow:
(Uncountable) Supernatural beings and events collectively. (When used with definite article: "the supernatural".)
An agent assigned to observe and report on another
(Baseball, with “the”) The major leagues.
To shelter, especially from light
To remove (objects or obstructions):
To be, come, or go before in time, place, order, rank, or importance
A trace; bit
A slight admixture or infusion of some substance or quality; trace, smattering, etc.
Dwarf means to keep or make small, or to make something seem small by comparison.
cast a shadow over
To follow secretly
To carry further; advance:
To be a prophetic sign of; portend.
To shroud is to wrap someone in special burial clothing or to conceal something from view.
(Military slang) An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen, and often suspected to be hostile. (Also sometimes used as a synonym for bandit - an enemy aircraft)
A person or thing reborn.
To blur (a surface or an outline)
To pursue with the intent to catch.
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