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Verb: overshadow  ,ow-vu(r)'sha-dow
  1. Be greater in significance than
    "the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness";
    - dominate, eclipse
  2. Make appear small by comparison
    "This year's debt overshadows that of last year";
    - shadow, dwarf
  3. Cast a shadow upon
    "The tall tree overshadowed the house"

Derived forms: overshadowed, overshadowing, overshadows

Type of: becloud, befog, brood, bulk large, cloud, command, dominate, fog, haze over, hover, loom, mist, obnubilate, obscure, overlook, overtop