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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Cast a shadow upon; Make appear small by comparison; Exceed in importance.

Usage examples (31)
  • Tuesday's opening was somewhat overshadowed by a large demonstration by taxi drivers.
  • The word overshadow here means, rather, to be diffused or spread over them.
  • Even if the wines are well-made, will the name overshadow the success of the winermaker?
  • COSTELLO: Well I have heard other actors in the movie kind of overshadow him with their performances. for more
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