Example sentences for: adumbrated

How can you use “adumbrated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The WP quotes sources who have spoken to Clinton and his lawyers as saying he plans to admit to "sex play," but (taking the line first adumbrated by last Friday's NYT ) not to a "sexual relationship."

  • As far as language, particularly toponymy, is concerned, what has been called the Second Russian Revolution was adumbrated by the recoiling in horror from Stalin and his works that followed Khrushchev's address to the Twentieth Party Congress in 1956.

  • Only when we have grasped the full extent of the Freudian intellectual fiasco--it is adumbrated in my book but exhaustively explored in Malcolm Macmillan's Freud Evaluated: The Completed Arc (1997)--will we be able to talk about motives with an adequate respect for their actual variety and volatility.

  • In the '70s, blues rock (a modern white version of the blues) transformed itself into heavy metal , typified by Led Zeppelin . Singer/songwriters like James Taylor recorded easy-listening confessionals, and country-rockers like the Eagles institutionalized The Byrds' country experiments (and adumbrated the slick contemporary country sound of Nashville stars like Garth Brooks ). Funk ( James Brown , Sly and the Family Stone, Funkedelic) made soul wilder and looser, and disco combined the celebration of Eros and dancing with beats derived from funk, Latin music, and German experimentalists like Kraftwerk.


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