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  Definition of shadow
  1. refuge from danger or observation; "he felt secure in his father''s shadow"
  2. something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight"
  3. an indication that something has been present; "there wasn''t a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
  4. a premonition of something adverse; "a shadow over his happiness"
  5. an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
  6. an inseparable companion; "the poor child was his mother''s shadow"
  7. a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
  8. a dominating and pervasive presence; "he received little recognition working in the shadow of his father"
  9. shade within clear boundaries
  10. follow, usually without the person''s knowledge; "The police are shadowing her"
  11. make appear small by comparison; "This year''s debt dwarves that of last year"
  12. cast a shadow over
Similar Words: apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, trace, vestige, tincture, darkness, dark, tail, shadower, overshadow, dwarf, shade, shade off

 

Hyponyms: unidentified flying object, UFO, flying saucer, Flying Dutchman, ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre, footprint, umbra, penumbra

 

Derivational Morphology: shade, shade off, chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track, overshadow, dwarf, shadower, shadowing, tailing, midget, nanus, shadiness, shadowiness, darkness, dark

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: skaduwee   Albanian: hije  
Basque: itzal   Breton: skeud  
Bulgarian: сянка   Catalan: ombra  
Chinese: 阴影   Croatian: sjena  
Dutch: schaduw   Esperanto: kruda skizo  
Finnish: varjo   French: ombre  
Frisian: skaad   Georgian: აჩრდილი  
German: Schatten   Greek: σκιά  
Hebrew: צל   Hindi: परछाई  
Hungarian: árnyék   Icelandic: skuggi  
Italian: ombra   Japanese:  
Korean: 그림자   Latin: umbra  
Malay: bayang   Norwegian: skygge  
Polish: cień   Portuguese: sombra  
Russian: тень   Slovene: senca  
Spanish: sombra   Swedish: skugga  
Telugu: నీడ   Turkish: gölge  
Vietnamese: bóng   Yiddish: שאָטן  
 
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