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  • adj. superlative form of shadowy: most shadowy.


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  • Even in the darkness, able to see only the dimmest, shadowiest outline of the figure, Tasslehoff had the strange and squirmy feeling in his stomach (probably left over from being struck) that he knew this person.

    Dragons Of A Vanished Moon

  • Prof. HERMAN: Lauchlin Currie is one of the shadowiest figures of the whole maze of Soviet espionage and Soviet agents at work in the highest reaches of the -- of the federal government.

    Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life & Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator

  • A Fall LP pattern had taken shape: stark, dark photography of the band, strange spidery diagrams, scrawled half-sentences and the shadowiest of info from the pen of Smith.

    FallNews - Hey Peasants!

  • Downstairs, he seated Asa at the shadowiest table and joined him, cleaning his nails with his knife.

    Shadows Linger

  • With a widowed aunt for the shadowiest of chaperons, she had drifted with the tide of inclination, coming finally to rest in the western capital for no better reason, perhaps, than that some portion of her interest-bearing securities were emblazoned with the great seal of this particular western State.

    The Grafters

  • Had he had the shadowiest suspicion of my plans, of the true inwardness of the

    The Plum Tree

  • I trust I do not seem even in the shadowiest way to comment unfavourably.

    The Head of the House of Coombe

  • But to pray for the sake of the prayer, and without regard to there being no one to hear, would to me indicate a nature not merely illogical but morally false, did I not suspect a vague undetected apprehension of a Something diffused through the All of existence, and some sort of shadowiest communion therewith.

    Unspoken Sermons Second Series

  • The higher objects of Government were, if at all, outlined in the shadowiest form in his imagination.

    Ginx's Baby. His Birth and other Misfortunes: A Satire

  • It would be a truer discipline for the writer to take the least film of thought that floats in the twilight sky of his mind for his theme, about which he has scarcely one idea (that would be teaching his ideas how to shoot), faintest intimations, shadowiest subjects, make a lecture on this, by assiduity and attention get perchance two views of the same, increase a little the stock of knowledge, clear a new field instead of manuring the old ....

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