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Adjective
Situated in or full of shade
“The trout fisher will find ample employment in the still backwaters at the side of the stream underneath the shady fringe of wood.”
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Of doubtful honesty or legality
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“It seems that, in order to avoid taxes, a shady agreement was reached in which close relatives were made part owners of the property.”
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Not worthy or respect or honor
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“That would be his salvation, receiving love and understanding from a woman who knew his shady past but did not judge him.”
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Subject to dispute or questions
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“Methodologically speaking, how do we proceed if our data is shady, and our qualifications questionable?”
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(of a place or space) Having a lack of light
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Forbidden or not permitted
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Abundant in foliage
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Deviating from what is considered normal
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Physically or visibly unclear or indistinct
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Beyond the realms of plausibility or credibility
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Wooded, or covered in forest
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Visually cloudy, difficult or impossible to see through
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Disturbing in nature due to references to death or dying
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