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shadow Idioms & Phrases


beyond a shadow of a doubt

  • adverb in a manner or to a degree that could not be doubted
    beyond doubt; beyond a doubt; indubitably.
    • it was immediately and indubitably apparent that I had interrupted a scene of lovers
    • his guilt was established beyond a shadow of a doubt
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rain shadow

  • noun an area that has little precipitation because some barrier causes the winds to lose their moisture before reaching it
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shadow box

  • noun a shallow rectangular box with a transparent front used to protect and display small items (jewelry, coins, etc.)
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shadow cabinet

  • noun a group of senior members of the political party that is out of power; these members would probably assume corresponding positions as ministers in the British Cabinet if their party was elected
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Shadow of death

  • darkness or gloom like that caused by the presence or the impending of death.
Webster 1913

shadow play

  • noun a drama executed by throwing shadows on a wall
    galanty show; shadow play.
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shadow show

  • noun a drama executed by throwing shadows on a wall
    galanty show; shadow play.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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