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synonyms for overshadowed

  • 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 overshadowed

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

As a cavalry leader in the field he was overshadowed by the brilliant and more striking King of Naples.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Moreover the woods, and every sweetsmelling tree have overshadowed Israel by the commandment of God.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Ramsgate—with the exception of its highest spires—was overshadowed by the wing of approaching night.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A magnificent mahogany tree, whose luxuriant branches overshadowed the whole clearing, stood nearly in the centre.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Public Buildings, &c.—The public buildings are somewhat overshadowed in interest by the ecclesiastical.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
A lofty and spreading tree overshadowed us, and stretched its branches over the river.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
They camped round a well overshadowed by palm trees under which they had previously concealed a store of provisions.
A PASSION IN THE DESERTHONORE DE BALZAC
To the left of the lane entered we knew St. Luke's was located; but doubt overshadowed its precise whereabouts.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
The plot broke down like the rest, and at the moment everything was overshadowed by the coming Franco-German war.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
We shall become specialised people—people overshadowed by a situation.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
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