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    overshadow

    overshadow - Dictionary definition and meaning for word overshadow

    Definition
    (verb) be greater in significance than
    Synonyms : dominate , eclipse
    Example Sentence
    • the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness
    Definition
    (verb) make appear small by comparison
    Synonyms : dwarf , shadow
    Example Sentence
    • This year's debt dwarfs that of last year
    Definition
    (verb) cast a shadow upon
    Example Sentence
    • The tall tree overshadowed the house
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