adumbral

adumbral

(ædˈʌmbrəl)
adj
usually poetic shadowy
[C19: from ad- (in the sense: in) + Latin umbra shadow]
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"Eventually, hundreds of silent victims are stranded on the horns of a dilemma every year, having to choose between giving birth to babies they cannot or resorting to adumbral risky procedures in absence of government flexibility and loud societal dialogue," Abdel Hameed said.