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Immediately the square of darkling sky was eclipsed by the cabby's face.

All this must not be eclipsed in the Blackness of the Black Country.

Louis XIV., said an eye-witness, could not have eclipsed him.

The panic itself was now eclipsed by the interest of John Storm's disappearance.

He swore, and his benignity was eclipsed by wrathful memory.

Was the star that had guided him so long to be eclipsed from him?

He is a splendid whip, and his four-in-hand was eclipsed by none other in the club.

They were laughing as they discussed a matter which had eclipsed the interest in the wedding.

Even the fat man and his improvised still were eclipsed by the counter-attraction.

This would have eclipsed anything Captain Morgan ever attempted.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c. (intransitive, a sense now obsolete), from eclipse (n.). Transitive use from late 15c.; figurative use from 1580s. Related: Eclipsed; eclipsing.

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