Penumbra in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Penumbra

something that conceals, encloses, or cloaks something else

Examples of Penumbra in a sentence

A penumbra of snow covered the city during the blizzard.  🔊

After the newspaper published a story about the senator’s extramarital affair, a penumbra of indignity enclosed the politician’s career.  🔊

A penumbra of fear fell over the town when five killers escaped from a nearby prison.  🔊

During an eclipse, one heavenly body will act as a penumbra when it begins to cover the outline of another celestial body.  🔊

April was so blinded by the penumbra of love she didn’t realize her affection for Hank was one-sided.  🔊

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