adumbration

Definitions of adumbration
1

n the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand

Synonyms:
foreshadowing, prefiguration
Type of:
anticipation, prediction, prevision
the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

n a sketchy or imperfect or faint representation

Type of:
representation
a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

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