Part of speech:
The abode of the dead; the underworld:
A dark area, especially the blackest part of a shadow from which all light is cut off.
To obscure; overshadow
The grayish outer part of a sunspot.
A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
To become cloudy or overcast:
An ideal person or thing
The ghost of a dead person.
Foliage, considered as shade-giving
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.
A trace; bit
To read but not contribute to the discussion in a newsgroup, chatroom, or other online forum.
A single hair of a beard or mustache.
To make obscure or muddled; confuse; bewilder
To make seem dim, as by comparison
(Philos.) A mental impression of a real person or thing
To obfuscate is to confuse someone, or to obscure the meaning of something.
To picture mentally; imagine or visualize:
To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
To find protection or refuge
(Intransitive) To use symbols; to represent ideas symbolically.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
A place often visited
The definition of an intimation is a hint.
A faint indication; hint; trace
To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure:
To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
To act in agreement or compliance with; obey:
To observe or follow closely; monitor:
An agent assigned to observe and report on another
To be, come, or go before in time, place, order, rank, or importance
A slight admixture or infusion of some substance or quality; trace, smattering, etc.
To carry further; advance:
To be a prophetic sign of; portend.
(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.
A gift or tip offered to get better service
To blur (a surface or an outline)
(Uncountable) Supernatural beings and events collectively. (When used with definite article: "the supernatural".)
To shroud is to wrap someone in special burial clothing or to conceal something from view.
The definition of a tinge is a small amount of coloring, flavor, or some other quality.
The pathway or route of such illumination to a person:
To separate or sift out (fine particles of sand, for example) by means of a sieve or screen.
Trail is defined as to drag, pull, follow or lag behind someone or something.
To estimate or predict in advance, especially to predict (weather conditions) by analysis of meteorological data.
Something, such as sound, light, or heat, that is reflected.
To show indirectly; imply; intimate
To view mentally; keep informed about
To be luminous; shine.
The trail of a person or animal in flight:
The definition of a hair is a fine, thread-like strand that grows on people and animals.
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 secret, hint, rumor, etc.
To spray the leaves of (a houseplant) with water from a mister
(Baseball, with “the”) The major leagues.
To shelter, especially from light
To remove (objects or obstructions):
Dwarf means to keep or make small, or to make something seem small by comparison.
cast a shadow over
To follow secretly
A person or agency answering questions as a service to others
A statement conveying information in an indirect fashion; a clue:
To pursue with the intent to catch.
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