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Synonyms for adumbrate

to draw up a preliminary plan or version of

to make dark or darker

Synonyms for adumbrate

describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of

give to understand

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It is important to flesh out the role that adumbrations play in Husserl's schema.
However, while I am enthused with your adumbrations that "China is not an ordinary nation", I remain slightly perturbed for Africa, which is seemingly getting caught up in this new wave of the Cold War between East and West.
In harmony and form, it is an impressive achievement for a boy of eighteen, although it reveals much more of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's influence than any adumbrations of the later Debussy style.
A pro-Western Kurdish state would strengthen Washington's hand throughout the region, with adumbrations in Syria and Iran as well as Turkey.
He does invoke Christian theologians like Reinhold Niebuhr, Paul Ricoeur, and the Roman Catholic Louis Janssens, but offers their various contributions as Christian adumbrations of basic observations of evolutionary psychology.
Do countless generations of sermons about Jews and Samaritans as hostile entities shape contemporary Christians who hear in this parable adumbrations of tensions between Jews and Palestinians?
Taminiaux sketches Husserl's emerging conception of the reduction and criticizes certain Cartesian assumptions that Husserl retains even after the reduction, and specifically the assumption that directly experienced mental acts and states are not given in adumbrations but present themselves as they are.
Again, the same amassing of close detail, skill in spotting connections, echoes, and adumbrations sometimes decades apart, and an ear for nuance and awareness of contexts were all deployed in his most ambitious undertaking.
Such an endeavor is valuable and illuminates the postmodern adumbrations of some modern thinkers, in this case Buber.
Daniel Breslauer in "The Vegetarian Alternative: Biblical Adumbrations, Modern Reverberations" maintains that the Bible and modern Jewish writing state the acceptance of both meat and meal offerings in order to "save life," an interpretation that, in his opinion, breaks the simple binary opposition of a structuralist analysis.
It is a rag-bag of conventional moral precept and exhortation, practical advice about erecting tents and tracking wild animals, ex-cathedra statements and adumbrations of rules, historical (or rather, pseudo-historical) anecdotes, descriptions of games and even short one-act plays.
Perhaps most interestingly, there are adumbrations of a multipolar multilateralism in U.
Inspired by this image of kaleidoscopic gems, he elevates to a new trope: he envisions the blades as phantom adumbrations of leaves.
She divides the book into three sections: the first, "El debate intellectual," offers two chapters reviewing misogynist traditions, debates around women's abilities and nature, and period adumbrations of these inheritances; the second, "El cincelado de las conductas," comprises four fascinating chapters examining eighteenth-century writings (by both male and female authors) theorizing women's discipline, conduct and nature; and the third, "Los nuevos espacios," offers two chapters discussing the work of elite women reformers active in, or closely associated with, the culture of the Ilustracion.
Hedeman's book extends her early adumbrations of the topic which appeared in the early 1990s.