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overshadow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overshadow

  1. 1 to make dark, dim, or indistinct <large trees overshadow the yard and darken the house for much of the day> Synonyms becloud, bedim, befog, blacken, blear, blur, darken, dim, dislimn, fog, fuzz (up), haze, mist, obscure, overcast, overcloud, cloud, shadow, shroudRelated Words adumbrate, blot out, conceal, eclipse, hide, obliterate, screen, shade; camouflage, cloak, cover, curtain, disguise, mask, veilNear Antonyms expose, reveal, uncover, unveilAntonyms brighten, illuminate, illumine, light (up), lighten

  2. 2 to be greater in importance than <later you'll find that verbal skills overshadow any skills you have at video games> Synonyms outrank, overbalance, outweigh, overweighRelated Words count, import, matter, mean, signify, weigh; dwarf; exceed, outstrip, surpass, transcend





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