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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
References in classic literature ?
How many generations of the majestic trees which overshadow them have grown and flourished and decayed since first they were erected!
On its extreme end an oak stretched forward, as if to overshadow with its branches a spot which its roots were forbidden to enter.
Raoul bowed so gracefully, that Louis, to whom all superior qualities were pleasing when they did not overshadow his own, admired his beauty, strength and modesty.
They were warlike little nations and defied, in those days, governments that overshadow them now as mountains overshadow molehills.
And then Tildy rather hoped that he would not shoot at her, for she was always loyal to Aileen; and she did not want to overshadow her friend.
For many the process of image manipulation on the computer overshadows the actual photographic capture itself: PHOTOSHOP CS2 WORKFLOW tells how to prioritize image optimization processes, how to organize and sort digital images, and how to use Photoshop's advanced features quickly and efficiently.
From that point, a predictable yet improbable plot (falling in like with her instructor, not wanting to let her parents know she plays drums, struggling with feelings for Denny, falling in love with a band member) overshadows glimpses of a good story.