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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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More especially, "Opus 76" embodies the third aspect of the Spectrist method, conjuring the aforementioned "overtones, adumbrations, or spectres which for the poet haunt all objects both of the seen and the unseen world." The Spectra preface refers to "shadowy projections, sometimes grotesque," and these appear here as "Gothic vaults,""gargoyles," "dark arches," "forgotten songs."
It is important to flesh out the role that adumbrations play in Husserl's schema.
As he winds down "Interpretation," Burnett declares: "[T]he range of partialities, inconclusiveness, and kaleidoscopic transmutations of the autobiographical, allegorical, and political, and the psychological interpretations may be seen as indicating that Milton's own experience is not so much reflected in SA as refracted through it; that the poet's life, circumstances, and outlook can yield no more than flitting adumbrations of the poem" (43).
Only the listing of the broken mule and its tottering cart make his body appear to move like something other than a canvas for these burning adumbrations.
According to the collection's editors, the eleven essays share a single approach: 'By examining the implications for conceiving of democracy as culture, rather than as something that precedes or follows from cultural formations, the essays in this volume consider Dewey's adumbrations of democracy as one face of globalization' (1).
thing." (13) The fusion of the adumbrations of a thing like the
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.
Browning eschews any sort of divine command theory of ethics, substantially rejects the notion of a sacrificial ethic, and insists that a Christian love ethic only makes sense in relation to its purported origins in a primeval "kin altruism." 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.