Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb adumbrate

2 senses of adumbrate

Sense 1
sketch, outline, adumbrate -- (describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas")
       => describe, depict, draw -- (give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack")

Sense 2
intimate, adumbrate, insinuate -- (give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife")
       => hint, suggest -- (drop a hint; intimate by a hint)

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