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Mnemonic – A dumb rat sketches out in a vague way

 

Word : Adumbrate

 

Meaning

a) to sketch out in a vague way

b) to produce a faint image or sketch

 

Part of Speech : Verb

 

Synonyms : sketch, outline

 

Adumbrate Sentences

1   Let me adumbrate my plan before I go into its details.

2  The architect will first adumbrate the basic design and then consult with us.

3   By buying insurance people adumbrate the financial plan of their future.

4   One cannot adumbrate someone’s life long journey in a few sentences.

5   In order to adumbrate a workable plan to the team, it is essential for the leader to know it in detail.

 

Adumbrated Sentences

1   Destiny has adumbrated my life with the colors of joy.

2   In his path breaking work Darwin adumbrated the concept of the origin of species.

 

Adumbrating Sentences

1   The coach would sit with the players a day before the match adumbrating tactics and plans.

2   The book ends by briefly adumbrating the events that may take place in the sequel.

 

Adumbration Sentence

1   The goal here is not the adumbration of theory but rather the attainment of clarity in concepts.

 

The Three Meanings of Adumbrate

Adumbrate means to outline, sketch or give a faint image or resemblance of. Ex – adumbrate a design.

It also means to foreshadow, prefigure or to show beforehand by a figure or type. Ex – adumbrate a plan.

And finally it may mean to overshadow or obscure. Ex – His idea adumbrated mine.

 

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