Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of shadowbox.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shadowbox.

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Examples

  • I don't know what your plans are for the returned awards, but many of us display military awards in shadowboxes, which are available from stores that sell stuff to military people, like Ranger Joe's and the US Cavalry Store.

    Is That Legal?: Uncle Leo's Medals: An Astonished Update

  • Ari writes about Victorian shadowboxes for a class assignment on page 110.

    The Season of Risks

  • She's not a fighter -- she's a capitulator who shadowboxes.

    Bill Clinton: Media Acted Like Hillary Was "Just Making Up All This Stuff" On Bosnia

  • He shadowboxes, does a few squats, deep-knee beds, a dozen pushups.

    Dr. Maroon

  • Very much the modern athlete, he takes aerobics classes, hikes for miles on the Stairmaster and shadowboxes underwater.

    Puncher Vs. Preacher

  • Although his talent is immediately obvious, his style actually encompasses a wider range of capabilities: illustrations, paintings, shadowboxes, mixed media - multiple forms of expression each yielding multiple levels of fascinations.

    REVIEW: Cover Story: The Art of John Picacio

  • But now we have Bryn to make us grin sheepishly over such notions as "L is for Leo who swallowed some tacks," rendered in her signature Steampunk style, and thanks to KK Jewell and arcspace, we can see all twenty-six of the shadowboxes rezzed together in one place at an arcspace show that opened today.

    Edward Gorey's alphabet gets Steampunk'd

  • The British banker holding Issa's money, for instance, is a groaningly familiar type in Mr. le CarrĂ©'s fictional world: a conflicted, haunted and compromised man, unhappily married, who (see "A Perfect Spy" or "Single and Single") shadowboxes with the memory of an unprincipled father.

    Suspicious Minds

  • Auster's passion for artifice, for interlacing pattern and purpose into the apparently random, even carries over to the way his fiction shadowboxes with history and current events.

    Spellbound

  • Revolving around the personal collection of German experimental filmmaker (and curator of this exhibit) Werner Nekes, the splendid examples of antique periscopes, prisms, shadowboxes and puzzle pictures take the viewer on a complex yet accessible tour of the artist's eye.

    PERISCOPE

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