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overshadow

verb

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1 to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • large trees overshadow the yard and darken the house for much of the day

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2 to be greater in importance than
  • later you'll find that verbal skills overshadow any skills you have at video games

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The first known use of overshadow was before the 12th century

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“Overshadow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overshadow. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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