- 1. shadow, shade, shadiness, shadowiness
- usage: shade within clear boundaries
- 2. darkness, dark, shadow, scene
- usage: an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
- 3. apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, shadow, illusion, semblance
- usage: something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight"
- 4. shadow, foreboding, premonition, presentiment, boding
- usage: a premonition of something adverse; "a shadow over his happiness"
- 5. trace, vestige, tincture, shadow, indication, indicant
- usage: an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
- 6. shadow, recourse, refuge, resort
- usage: refuge from danger or observation; "he felt secure in his father's shadow"
- 7. shadow, presence
- usage: a dominating and pervasive presence; "he received little recognition working in the shadow of his father"
- 8. tail, shadow, shadower, follower, spy
- usage: a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
- 9. shadow, follower
- usage: an inseparable companion; "the poor child was his mother's shadow"
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- 1. shadow, follow
- usage: follow, usually without the person's knowledge; "The police are shadowing her"
- 2. shadow, shade, shade off, darken
- usage: cast a shadow over
- 3. shadow, overshadow, dwarf, dominate, command, overlook, overtop
- usage: make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarfs that of last year"
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