Textual thesaurus for "shadow"

(noun) apparition, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, fantasm

something existing in perception only

a ghostly apparition at midnight

(noun) tincture, trace, vestige

an indication that something has been present

there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim; a tincture of condescension

(noun) dark, darkness

an unilluminated area

he moved off into the darkness

(noun) tail, shadower

a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

(verb) dwarf, overshadow

make appear small by comparison

This year's debt dwarfs that of last year

(verb) shade, shade off

cast a shadow over