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Spanish translation of “shadow”

shadow

noun /ˈʃӕdəu/
(a patch of) shade on the ground etc caused by an object blocking the light We are in the shadow of that building. (in plural with the) darkness or partial darkness caused by lack of (direct) light The child was afraid that wild animals were lurking in the shadows at the corner of his bedroom. a dark patch or area You look tired – there are shadows under your eyes. a very slight amount There’s not a shadow of doubt that he stole the money. shadowy adjective full of shadows shadowy corners. dark and indistinct A shadowy figure went past. shadowiness noun worn to a shadow made thin and weary through eg hard work
reducido a la sombra de lo que fue
She was worn to a shadow after months of nursing her sick husband.
(Definition of shadow from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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