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Plural for partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays
“… the lunar eclipse began with a subtle darkening of the lunar surface as it passed within the Earth's penumbra.”
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Plural for something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth
“… a penumbra of despair fell over the doomed city.”
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Plural for a partially shaded area around the edges of a shadow, especially an eclipse
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