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Word of the Day 03/24/21 Umbrageous

Umbrageous (adjective)
umbrageous [ uhm-brey-juhs ]


adjective
1. creating or providing shade; shady: an umbrageous tree.
2. apt to take offense.

OTHER WORDS FROM UMBRAGEOUS
um·bra·geous·ly, adverb
um·bra·geous·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO UMBRAGEOUS
cloudy, cool, covered, dark, dim, dusky, indistinct, leafy, screened, shaded, shadowy, shady, sheltered, adumbral, bosky, shadowed

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Origin: First recorded in 1580–90; umbrage + -ous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR UMBRAGEOUS
A garden with umbrageous trees Is here for you to take your ease.
AN ONLOOKER IN FRANCE 1917-1919|WILLIAM ORPEN

Here, in a deep umbrageous valley, traversed by a limpid stream, the thirteen pioneers built a house little better than a barn.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL X|VARIOUS

In short, they were just natural buttresses, without which the stem could not have supported its heavy and umbrageous top.
THE CORAL ISLAND|R.M. BALLANTYNE

They were in Arcady, but deprived of its ancient privilege of sylvan and umbrageous solitude.
THE SILVER BUTTERFLY|MRS. WILSON WOODROW

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