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overshadow

verb cast into the shade, dominate, dwarf, eclipse, extinguish, obscure, outshine, overshadow, prevail over, reduce, rise above, run circles around, shroud, steal the spotlight from, surmount, take the glory out of, top, tower above, tower over, upstage
See also: command, minimize, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, outweigh, overcome, predominate, shroud, surmount, surpass, transcend
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It would overshadow anything the Queen would say and relegate the state opening to being a ceremonial occasion.
CHILDREN caught up in war and conflict around the world are facing further suffering as the crisis in Iraq overshadows their plight, a leading charity warned today.
Cllr Windsor has complained to the council's planning committee that the proposed 561-student development would threaten the community's green space and overshadow existing housing.
The site is on the top of a slope, so the townhouses will overshadow the bungalows even further," said Mr Armstrong, 66.
The problem lies with Perry's heavy-handed attempts to psychoanalyze Malcolm X, which overshadow any attempt to bring new insight to the inner struggles of the militant Muslim leader.
Use of WLAN in the home is fast becoming the medium of choice, but it does not overshadow Ethernet in all countries.
It's unfortunate something like this will tend to overshadow a great performance.
Despite his military accomplishments, which overshadow Lewis' own, it seems that the only thing most white Americans care about is putting and keeping him in his place.
I was so happy to win but there was a really sour atmosphere and that did overshadow the whole thing a bit.
The fur flew when the chief Pussycat Nic unceremoniously dumped her old bandmates - who accused her of getting special attention - so she has carefully chosen some "backing singers" who won't overshadow her.
Throughout, attention to forms, elaborate protocols, physical appearance, and questions of honor often overshadow the purpose and conduct of the war.
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