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Global fears of China's authoritarian rise are overshadowing the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing and sparking calls for a boycott.

From Axios

Sure, vaccines are being rolled out, though even this ray of light is overshadowed by supply issues.

From Digiday

What really overshadows him isn’t what he achieved on the field, or his late career run of bad luck in the playoffs — it’s the successes of the quarterback who just beat him.

At 5-foot-2, a college guard puts up numbers that overshadow his height

As it turned out, the candidate BioNTech and Pfizer first tested outside of China performed slightly better, which is one reason why Pfizer has overshadowed Fosun as BioNTech’s partner.

From Fortune

The tragedy America faced in that valley will always overshadow any other thoughts we have about the place.

But feverish speculation and the constant patter of Vaudevillian innuendo came to overshadow more serious business.

Adraee's stellar performance may overshadow his actual message so I have taken the time to break it down for you.

The rap on college athletic programs is that they are corrupt, overshadow academic study, and do a disservice to student-athletes.

The notion that something fun and relaxing can also be healthy is extremely enticing, and may overshadow alcohol's drawbacks.

There is much else in Winchester, though the cathedral and its associations may overshadow everything.

O you who are quickly ready to help, I implore you for wealth whereby we may overshadow all men, like the sky.

A marble mansion, with all the modern improvements, could not more proudly overshadow all its neighbors than it did.

Sometimes they suddenly overshadow the traveller, who only escapes from them by rapid riding.

Anecdotes and stories are generally too long for Sunday-school teaching, and the danger is that they will overshadow the truth.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overshadow, such as: cloud, dim, dominate, dwarf, eclipse, and outweigh.

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