Part of speech:
Somewhat dark in color; esp., swarthy
Full of or dark with shadow:
In shadow; shady
(Of a person) who grew up being overprotected by parents or other guardians; often implies a lack of social skills, worldly experience, etc.
The definition of dim is not bright, somewhat dark or unclear.
Giving or suggesting relief from heat:
Tending habitually to suspect, esp. to suspect evil
Lacking respectability, as in character, behavior, or appearance.
The definition of dubious is something that is unlikely to be true.
Resulting from or marked by a lack of honesty.
Like a fish in odor, taste, etc., specif., strongly or undesirably so
The definition of crooked is something not straight, curved or bent or a dishonest person.
Acting or done in a deceptive, secret, or sly manner; dishonest and sneaky.
Morally unsound or debased; perverted; evil; depraved
The definition of hidden is concealed.
Open to doubt or challenge; problematic.
Open to or viewed with suspicion:
Affording or forming shade; shady.
Of relatively little weight; not heavy:
Having constituent elements separated by a space in writing or printing:
Characterized by truth; not false:
Regarded as proper usage; standard
Of moderately good quality:
Without deceit or trickery; straightforward.
Of good reputation; respectable
Characterized by a mixture of opposing elements and therefore questionable or uncertain:
Not surely or certainly known; questionable; problematic
filled with shade
Making or given to making amusing jokes or witticisms:
Not trustworthy; esp., financially irresponsible
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