Sentence example with the word 'overshadow'

overshadow

adumbrate, bestride, cast a shadow, curtain, dwarf, fog, murk, outshine, put down, shutter, tower over

Definition v. be greater in significance than

Last update: August 3, 2015


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In spite of his success he was always overshadowed by his boss.   [verb]

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The garden is overshadowed by banyan trees.   [Please select]

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When the leaves are developed early, they often quite overshadow thi actual apex of the stem, and the rapid formation of leaf-tissui disturbs the obviousness of, and perhaps actually destroys, th~ stratified arrangement of the shoot initials.   [Please select]

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The work made him instantly popular, and his fame overshadowed Scott's completely.   [Please select]

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Nearer the graveyard, overshadowed by the greater bulk of the temple, was a long, low nunnery, with clumps of flowers about it.   [Please select]

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For this hour, while the _sak√©_ ran in his pulses, the flame overshadowed even Bersonin.   [Please select]

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Thus the Greek nation's present was overshadowed by its future, and its actions paralysed by its hopes.   [Please select]

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In the dark hours which followed, that awful fact overshadowed even her father's slow and difficult dying.   [Please select]

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The details are historically important, though overshadowed by the mighty result of the great conflict.   [Please select]

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