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synonyms for overshadowing

  • big
  • crucial
  • great
  • main
  • notable
  • preeminent
  • principal
  • radical
  • serious
  • significant
  • vital
  • chief
  • grave
  • heavyweight
  • star
  • top
  • critical
  • dangerous
  • grievous
  • influential
  • life and death
  • major-league
  • meaningful
  • outstanding
  • stellar
  • weighty
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antonyms for overshadowing

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  • auxiliary
  • dull
  • extra
  • inessential
  • insignificant
  • little
  • minor
  • nonessential
  • secondary
  • small
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unknown
  • lesser
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How to use overshadowing in a sentence

At the southern end there is a large gallery, overshadowing the noisiest galaxy of Sunday infants we ever encountered.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
At this moment his eye fell on an open hat-box of mammoth proportions, overshadowing a thin table in the living-room.
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
Nor was her brilliant youth affected by the overshadowing tulle usually so unbecoming.
THE MAN BETWEENAMELIA E. BARR
The lake tree has a double crown, one rising like a sunshade and shading Kang-rinpoche, the other overshadowing the whole world.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
This rendering shall be to the one that has gone before as a spreading banyan-tree overshadowing an immature shrub.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
It seemed to be growing dark all at once, but he set it down to the closing-in of the overshadowing trees.
!TENTIONGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
No wonder he was graver than was his wont, with many complications overshadowing him, as one afterwards so fully realized.
SOUTH AFRICAN MEMORIESLADY SARAH WILSON
Can these differences be effaced, alienations be healed, and overshadowing perils be averted?
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
On each side of the overshadowing tree barrels were ranged, one on tap, and another waiting its turn.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
His most noticeable and overshadowing feature was his huge, resplendent tail.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERSHADOWING

  • big
  • chief
  • critical
  • crucial
  • dangerous
  • grave
  • great
  • grievous
  • heavyweight
  • influential
  • life and death
  • main
  • major-league
  • meaningful
  • notable
  • outstanding
  • overshadowing
  • preeminent
  • principal
  • radical
  • serious
  • significant
  • star
  • stellar
  • top
  • vital
  • weighty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.