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synonyms for overshadow

  • cloud
  • dim
  • dominate
  • dwarf
  • eclipse
  • outweigh
  • adumbrate
  • becloud
  • bedim
  • command
  • darken
  • excel
  • govern
  • haze
  • obfuscate
  • outshine
  • overcast
  • overcloud
  • preponderate
  • rule
  • shadow
  • surpass
  • veil
  • leave in the shade
  • overweigh
  • rise above
  • steal spotlight
  • take precedence
  • tower above
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antonyms for overshadow

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  • clear
  • explain
  • brighten
  • fail
  • lighten
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How to use overshadow in a sentence

Global fears of China's authoritarian rise are overshadowing the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing and sparking calls for a boycott.
NEW GEOPOLITICAL FEARS SURROUND 2022 BEIJING OLYMPICSKENDALL BAKERFEBRUARY 9, 2021AXIOS
Sure, vaccines are being rolled out, though even this ray of light is overshadowed by supply issues.
‘MORE COMFORTABLE WITH THE UNCOMFORTABLE’: 2021 PROMISES AN UNEASY SENSE OF DÉJÀ VU FOR ADVERTISERSSEB JOSEPHFEBRUARY 1, 2021DIGIDAY
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.
ONE SUPER BOWL ISN’T ENOUGH FOR SOME LEGACIES, APPARENTLYSARAH SHACHATJANUARY 19, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
At 5-foot-2, a college guard puts up numbers that overshadow his height
NCAA TINKERS WITH MARCH MADNESS SCHEDULE, GIVING YOU ANOTHER DAY TO FILL OUT YOUR BRACKETMATT BONESTEELJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
PFIZER AND BIONTECH’S OVERLOOKED THIRD PARTNER WILL DISTRIBUTE THE VACCINE IN CHINA—AND IT’S FACING SOME RESISTANCEGRADY MCGREGORJANUARY 9, 2021FORTUNE
While vaccines are on their way, the mental health impacts of the pandemic may soon overshadow the direct impacts of the pandemic.
PRIORITIZING TECH IN 2021 WILL BE THE PATH TO PANDEMIC RECOVERY FOR MENTAL HEALTHWALTER THOMPSONJANUARY 7, 2021TECHCRUNCH
What We Do in the Shadows also debuted in 2014, and its ascendence as the reigning New Zealand horror comedy might have both overshadowed Housebound and dictated how audiences approached it.
ONE GOOD THING: HOUSEBOUND IS THE PERFECT HORROR COMEDY FOR THE PERPETUALLY QUARANTINEDAJA ROMANODECEMBER 31, 2020VOX
He has his struggles that he has been working through for many years that sometimes overshadow the man he is, but trust me, the love is always there.
BETHESDA BIKE-TRAIL ASSAILANT PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT IN FLIER-SNATCHING CASEDAN MORSEDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This quarter, strong earnings results from public cloud companies were overshadowed by a seemingly endless IPO cycle.
IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE MARKETS, CLOUD EARNINGS AND VALUATIONS HEAT UPALEX WILHELMDECEMBER 11, 2020TECHCRUNCH
I hope his announcement doesn’t overshadow me declaring myself People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive.
LATE-NIGHT TV HOSTS EXPRESS SHOCK AT CLOSE ELECTION: ‘I FEEL LIKE I OVERESTIMATED THE AMERICAN PEOPLE’EMILY YAHRNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERSHADOW

  • adumbrate
  • becloud
  • befog
  • blur
  • darken
  • dim
  • eclipse
  • envelop
  • fog
  • gloom
  • mist
  • obfuscate
  • overcast
  • overshadow
  • shade
  • shadow
  • veil
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