Examples of overshadow in a Sentence
The pitcher's outstanding performance should not overshadow the achievements of the rest of the team.
large trees overshadow the yard and darken the house for much of the day
Recent Examples of overshadow from the Web
A festival on the banks of the Kankakee River in southern Porter County recently got a boost with state recognition for bringing attention to the history of an area of the county often overshadowed by the Indiana dunes.
Yesterday, heated debate over Melania Trump’s travel attire nearly overshadowed the very purpose of her trip: to bear witness to the devastation of the Houston hurricane.
Two: The acrostics are a distraction, overshadowing the letters’ primary message.
WR: Nelson Agholor, Eagles: Two disappointing years overshadow his upside after a strong summer.
In addition, Democrats feel that the upcoming Republican runoff - pitting incumbent Sen. Luther Strange against former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore - could be overshadowed by highly negative advertising that hurts both candidates.
Negotiators return for day two of second round of negotiations May aims to silence Cabinet feuds overshadowing talks Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter.
But the sport has moved on, too, no more weighed down by his negativity and rancor that overshadowed the peloton’s amazing athletic performances.
Samford's rejection of Baptist funding overshadowed Westmoreland's stance against allowing the board to vote on whether the Samford Together student group could form, Blalock said.
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First Known Use of overshadow
before 12th century
Synonymsbecloud, bedim, befog, blacken, blear, blur, darken, dim, dislimn, fog, fuzz (up), haze, mist, obscure, overcast, overcloud, cloud, shadow, shroud
Antonymsbrighten, illuminate, illumine, light (up), lighten
Related Wordsadumbrate, blot out, conceal, eclipse, hide, obliterate, screen, shade; camouflage, cloak, cover, curtain, disguise, mask, veil
Near Antonymsexpose, reveal, uncover, unveil
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