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  • v. Present participle of overcloud.

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Examples

  • Then, suddenly overclouding all his features, he growled in a hoarsened rasping voice as he hewed again vigorously at the loaf: —

    Ulysses

  • As long as her little mistress smiled, Tilly's face too was wreathed in smiles; but when a hidden shadow darkened the Perrybingle sky, overclouding the happiness of the little home, and Dot cried all night,

    Ten Girls from Dickens

  • Meanwhile La Salle and Peter had viewed with no little anxiety the sudden overclouding of the sky, or rather the heavy curtain of vapor which seemed to descend mysteriously from the zenith, rather than to gather from beyond the horizon.

    Adrift in the Ice-Fields

  • Law it was not laid down precisely of what sacraments men were to make use: whereas this was prescribed by the Law; and this was necessary both on account of the overclouding of the natural law, and for the clearer signification of faith.

    Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) From the Complete American Edition

  • In magnificent solitude he marched toward the house, while Hugh bewailed his sin and the overclouding of august favor.

    Main Street

  • I wonder if a presentiment was even then overclouding what seemed a brilliant beginning!

    My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879

  • In his own language, he had seen a ghost -- the shadow of Rome overclouding his Anglican compromise.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Then, suddenly overclouding all his features, he growled in a hoarsened rasping voice as he hewed again vigorously at the loaf:

    Ulysses

  • As Gorringe seemed to be the only one who had observed the overclouding of the sky, so she seemed to be the only one to think it mattered much.

    The Convert

  • The Church had to resent a threatened danger; the Nonconformists were embittered by the overclouding of those hopes on which they had been taught to rely.

    Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon — Volume 02

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