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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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Jonathan Walker, head of Member Relations at the Chamber, said: "There is still a view held by many in the business community that much of the positive work being done in the city is overshadowed by the debate around the proportionality of government cuts.
Egyptians are voting in the second day of a presidential runoff that has been overshadowed by the domination of the country's military
Its launch of new versions of its MacBook, the MacAir and the Mac Mini, were completely overshadowed by the release of the Lion from Apple's den.
Royal author Phil Dampier said: "Charles felt overshadowed by Diana and now it seems he feels overshadowed by their son.
HUNGARY has agreed to change its media law to meet all EU legal requirements, a major breakthrough in a row that overshadowed the start of its EU presidency.
30pm I READ a story yesterday saying that Liverpool's Europa League tie with Rabotnicki had been overshadowed by questions about the club's ownership, writes Michael Brear.
0 ALGERIA picked up their first win in four games on their final outing before the World Cup - but the victory has been overshadowed by a player bonus row.
The 25-year-old Kucera was regarded as one of his country's top medal hopes for Vancouver and his injury overshadowed Osborne-Paradis' first World Cup super-G win.
2 : to be or become more important than <Her achievements overshadowed those of her classmates.
But the loss of Livingston and the ugly scene of his unnatural-looking fall overshadowed the Clippers' win.
Jarred learns that there may be a way to thwart the curse, but their small happiness is ultimately overshadowed by a greater threat, and tragedy prevails.
And since the move to the new office proved more time-consuming, the trees' fate was overshadowed by more pressing matters, he said.