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overshadowing

verb
present participle of overshadow

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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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overshadowing

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“Overshadowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overshadowing. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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