Tuesday, February 06, 2007

from today's AWAD:

umbrage (UHM-brij) noun

1. Offense or annoyance arising from some insult.

2. Shade, as from a tree.

3. A vague suggestion or a feeling of suspicion.

[From Latin umbra (shade, shadow), which also gave us the words
umbrella, adumbrate, and somber.]


It gives new meaning to "giving shade" doesn't it?

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