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oh ver sha doh

  • v  be greater in significance than
    the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness
  • v  make appear small by comparison
  • v  cast a shadow upon
    The tall tree overshadowed the house

  • Stanley Kubrick's coldly magnificent "sinny" adaptation has sometimes threatened to overshadow this great novel.
  • In recent weeks, these conflicting perceptions of Jesse Jackson have come to overshadow his remarkable achievements in the Democratic primaries.
  • When Roosevelt was a toddler, his asthma began to overshadow everything he did.
News & Articles

  • Lulu Short Sellers Got Their Payday, and You Could Be Next
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Lululemon Athletica Christine Day's timing on announcing her departure as CEO wasn't by accident. By revealing her resignation first, the company had hoped that its report of decent quarterly results would overshadow her loss, or at least provide damage control. Lulu is developing into a strong buy, but not just yet. First, allow me to describe why short-sellers may want ...
    June 11, 2013 - TheStreet.com
  • White House declines comment on Snowden, leaks investigation
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will not discuss the investigation into leaks of details of a top secret U.S. surveillance program nor Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee who has said he was the source of the leak, spokesman Jay Carney said on Monday. Carney also said he did not expect the debate over the surveillance program to overshadow President Barack Obama's trip to Europe next ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • NSA controversies could overshadow Obama-Xi summit
    Fresh disclosures that the U.S. government has been secretly collecting data on Americans' phone calls and Internet activity are threatening to overshadow President Obama's weekend summit with China's President Xi Jinping.
    June 7, 2013 - Detroit Free Press

  • Sean McCormack in USA Today
    McCormack said he believed that in the coming years "the fact of the president making that visit under those circumstances will probably overshadow any memory of this particular gentleman and what he did."
  • Morgan Tsvangirai in The Zimbabwe Mail
    We still have many challenges and these frankly overshadow our successes to date.The pace of reform has been painfully slow. Abuses of power are still all too common,Tsvangirai said. "Many people are still struggling to make a living wage,...
  • Stan Lee in Washington Post
    I promise not to try and overshadow you,Lee said.

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