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Synonyms for shadow

Synonyms for shadow

comparative darkness that results from the blocking of light rays

an agent assigned to observe and report on another

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to shelter, especially from light

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to make dark or darker

to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

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shade within clear boundaries

an unilluminated area

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a premonition of something adverse

an indication that something has been present

refuge from danger or observation

a dominating and pervasive presence

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a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

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an inseparable companion

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follow, usually without the person's knowledge

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cast a shadow over

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make appear small by comparison

References in classic literature ?
It was vexatious; but in the warm lands everything grows so quickly; and after the lapse of eight days he observed, to his great joy, that a new shadow came in the sunshine.
I know you have got another shadow again; have I anything to pay to it or you?
It is most remarkable: I never imagined that one's old shadow could come again as a man.
I heard a movement further off among the shadows, as if the Thing was in retreat.
From the distance and the elevation of the highlands where I stood the Pellucidarian noonday moon showed half in sunshine and half in shadow, while directly be-neath it was plainly visible the round dark spot upon the surface of Pellucidar where the sun has never shone.
But I was not long in coming to a realization of the cause of the shadow.
But too great was the distance and too deep the shadow of its under side for me to distinguish any movement as of animal life.
The hand of the shadow emerged from beneath its mantle and descended upon the arm of Phoebus with the grip of an eagle's talon; at the same time the shadow spoke,--
Lloyd blunders up against the shadow with his perfect opaqueness.
I escaped Lloyd's shadow only to fetch up against the rainbow flash.
To all appearances I had been shorn of a finger; nor could I get any visual impression of it till I extended it under the skylight and saw its shadow plainly blotted on the floor.
Antonia and her father went off hand in hand, and I buttoned up my jacket and raced my shadow home.
The blond cornfields were red gold, the haystacks turned rosy and threw long shadows.
True, he said; how could they see anything but the shadows if they were never allowed to move their heads?
To them, I said, the truth would be literally nothing but the shadows of the images.