[a-DUHM-breyt]

verb

To foreshadow; prefigure.

The coal mine collapse adumbrated the oil spill fuck up in the gulf, which itself, is probably adumbrating some kind of nuclear disaster.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Adumbrate.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/adumbrate. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “adumbrate”, accessed April 17, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/adumbrate.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Adumbrate. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved April 17, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/adumbrate


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