overshadow


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spoil

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outshine

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be greater in significance than

make appear small by comparison

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As has been said, the genius of Steele has been overshadowed by that of Addison, for Steele had such a whole-hearted admiration for his friend that he was ready to give him all the praise.
The sordid and ugly luxuriance of gigantic weeds that grew in the angle of the house, and the heavy projection that overshadowed her, and the time-worn framework of the door,--none of these things belonged to her sphere.
713-735) And amongst the foremost Cottus and Briareos and Gyes insatiate for war raised fierce fighting: three hundred rocks, one upon another, they launched from their strong hands and overshadowed the Titans with their missiles, and buried them beneath the wide-pathed earth, and bound them in bitter chains when they had conquered them by their strength for all their great spirit, as far beneath the earth to Tartarus.
For whoever of the deathless gods that hold the peaks of snowy Olympus pours a libation of her water is forsworn, lies breathless until a full year is completed, and never comes near to taste ambrosia and nectar, but lies spiritless and voiceless on a strewn bed: and a heavy trance overshadows him.
Now I had grown tall and overshadowed him; therefore he would root me up.
But night came on, and overshadowed the rough ocean.
The iron box was there -- no one had touched it -- under a beautiful fig-tree my father had planted the day I was born, which overshadowed the spot.
FELICIANO LOPEZ angrily denied any involvement in match-fixing and begged that the allegations should not overshadow Andy Murray's comeback.
Summary: The diminishing growth of China and the recent devaluation of its currency is to overshadow the export prospects of Uruguay.
But critics fear that the building could overshadow The People's Kitchen's listed Alison Centre home nearby, and that giving the project the green light could lead to a "piecemeal" approach to one of the city's "gateway" sites.
"What he ought to have learnt is that time and time again he says things that overshadow the whole agenda that UKip is fighting for."
Summary: The balance of payments recorded a deficit of $916 million in the first four months of 2012 as Lebanon's hefty trade deficit continued to overshadow weakening capital inflows amid regional political turmoil.
"I hope that those big names don't overshadow those people who have trained for four years to be there for that one moment.
Dai Greene says the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Gareth Bale (inset) have no place at the Olympics because they will overshadow the other athletes
"I know the shock value is good and gets people to watch you, but actually Gaga can sing songs and she can play piano and it just feels like her look might overshadow what talent she does have," the New York Post quoted her as saying.