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To make dark, dim, or indistinct (by casting a shadow over)
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“Protestors claim that the proposed high-rise tower will overshadow their neighborhood.”
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To be superior to
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“Cannon, with his height, length, and strength, appeared to completely overshadow his opponent.”
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To cast a gloom over
“Investor gloom may well overshadow improving economic fundamentals through the summer.”
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To steal the limelight from
“Yet again, Billy's outrageous exploits would overshadow anything his brother had accomplished.”
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To exceed in weight or importance
“Professional, technical, managerial, and other skills overshadow language or domain knowledge as an employment criterion.”
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To defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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To be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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To appear to rise or soar over something
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To be the best performer during a performance
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To have power and influence over
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Have or exert control or power
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Take the enjoyment out of
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To have a commanding position over
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