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Synonyms for shadiness

Synonyms for shadiness

relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body

of questionable honesty or legality

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On the other hand, direct lighting provides the essential shadiness for a good illumination.
Marxist feminism in the 1970s' and 1980s' had already provided explanations about the origin of this shadiness.
Burleson didn't speak out earlier about the shadiness of Guyot et al because people he helped hire still worked there.
This plane-tree is very spreading and tall, and the tallness and shadiness of the agnus are quite lovely; and being in full flower it seems to make the place smell as sweetly as it could.
When the LEDs are switched on, IN-EFs translucent fiber glows with an almost ethereal translucence, embodying the Japanese translation of its name: "shadow, shadiness, nuance.
Gathered in this brief are a range of things attesting to the senior Obama's youthful shadiness, including a whiff of polygamy and the fact that his University of Hawaii student advisor noted that he was chasing a lot of tail at college and "cautioned him about his playboy ways.
The same kinds of shadiness can be seen in the class of drugs that has recently replaced the statins at the top of the sales charts.
Her willingness to challenge her fellows had brought her sympathy and advantages against a backdrop of shadiness and violence; against a quieter scene, those challenges became themselves disruptive.
Dreiser reminds us of the literal shadiness of Cowperwood's maneuvers: "Dark as this transaction may seem to the uninitiated, it will appear quite clear to those who know" (94).
We value transparency, so Bollywood's shadiness doesn't appeal to us.