[ US /ˈʃædoʊɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈædə‍ʊɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of following someone secretly
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How To Use shadowing In A Sentence

  • In the decisive battle of Ipsus in 301 B.C. the overshadowing power of Antigonus was broken and the control of southwestern Asia was divided between Seleucus and Ptolemy. The Makers and Teachers of Judaism
  • What we see in the process of fecundation is a foreshadowing of the future man and woman. Woman Her Sex and Love Life
  • A spokesman for the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party called the cabinet shuffle "a futile exercise which inspires none and in no way dispels the gloom shadowing" Mr. Singh's government, according to Press Trust of India. India Fires Environment Minister Who Held Up Projects
  • They've been shadowing us ever since that explosion in Boston!
  • Musical backing is kept low key with touches of strings, brass and brooding electronica, never overshadowing Jane's fragile but emotive vocals.
  • Her vocals are mousy yet pretty (think Suzanne Vega, Julie Doiron), never overshadowing the delicate ambiance created by simple layers of loops and noodling.
  • One of the ways in which this foreshadowing of Agnes's death is expressed in the poem is through the swan imagery so deeply embedded in the poem's figural texture.
  • Of course to do it really well there should be some foreshadowing, but if done really well the foreshadowing is there but not noticed on the first play through. Big Trouble For Dangerous High School Girls
  • Or, as in the Brezhnev period, they were so emendated in a cretinized two-volume edition of Tkachev's works (in whose introduction the Soviet editors also criticized me and my book on Tkachev ” the first in English about him) as to be unrecognizable ” either as essential Tkachevism or as examples of proto-Bolshevism foreshadowing Lenin's ideology. Lenin & 'The Radiant Future'
  • Tempter," answered Redlaw, "whose hollow look and voice I dread more than words can express, and from whom some dim foreshadowing of greater fear is stealing over me while I speak, I hear again an echo of my own mind. The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain
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