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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
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Umbragious, adj. [e.m.E. umbragious (1587); Umbrage n.] a. Shady, affording shade. b. fig. Covert. —a. 1632 Lithgow Trav. iii 81.
A secure place of repose in a vmbragious cave
b. a1649 Drummond Wks. (1711) 24.
By umbragious ways he nourished discontentments in all parts of the country

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