umbrage

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umbrage

1. An open area recessed in the main body of a building; protected by the ceiling and floor above.
2. A sheltered, shady space in the open air, usually relatively small.
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They shun Spain, umbrageous about their beaches and beer.
The umbrageous susceptibility of Totalitarian Nations is the equivalent of a knight's honour" (253).
Flowers of rich and variegated hues bloom in the gardens, graveled walks traverse the orchards and graperies, and wind through the umbrageous groves that fringe the Alamitos [Creek].
41) During the twentieth century, the new class enshrined this homogeneous, low-density, and umbrageous environment of single-family bornes as the common sense of modern middle-class living.
We are still too accustomed to seeing dramatic history through ontogenetic metanarratives, in which any single instance of dramatic style is an intermediary step on an evolutionary path from an inchoate and umbrageous past to triumphant modernity (Shakespeare, or Ibsen, or Brecht).