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[n] a sketchy or imperfect or faint representation
[n] the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand

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\Ad`um*bra"tion\, n. [L. adumbratio.]
1. The act of adumbrating, or shadowing forth.
2. A faint sketch; an outline; an imperfect portrayal or representation of a thing. Elegant adumbrations of sacred truth. --Bp. Horsley.
3. (Her.) The shadow or outlines of a figure.

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