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  • v. Present participle of overshadow.

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Examples

  • You should also learn that what they did is known as overshadowing just for starters.

    Comments for Broke-Ass Student

  • WHITFIELD: Hey, Lisa, I'm just going to interrupt you for a minute because the crowd is kind of overshadowing your words, so I'm going to ask you to speak a little but louder, we're going to give it one more shot to see if we can hear you a little bit more clearly.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2009

  • So, necessarily, what Obama has to say and what John McCain has to say are both kind of overshadowing what the president has to say.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2008

  • Replacing s's with z's and leaving out apostrophes is not convincing enough, especially when practically every other word is so carefully written, including "overshadowing". lol Posing is an acquired skill.

    Protest Day Tidbits**

  • So one of the things that we have to keep in mind is that right now, methamphetamine is kind of overshadowing cocaine as a media phenomenon.

    CNN Transcript Aug 3, 2005

  • KURTZ: Terry Neal, is this affirmative action debate, legitimate or not, kind of overshadowing the possible negligence by "Times" editors?

    CNN Transcript May 18, 2003

  • Michael Jackson's death, however tragic ... is now overshadowing a lot of very important issues right now.

    Obama sends condolences to Jackson's family, says Gibbs

  • Public perception of Muslims and Islam is distorted by the media's disproportionate emphasis on the acts of a dangerous and deadly fraction of Muslims overshadowing the vast majority of mainstream Muslims.

    John L. Esposito: Bigotry and Islam: Bill O'Reilly's at It Again

  • Even in places where agricultural production has been industrialized to the point of overshadowing any importance a milpa might have had before, the campesino continues to work his plot of land, however small, following the cycle of tilling, sowing and harvesting that his forefathers did.

    Corn, beans and squash: the life cycle of the milpa

  • He's not grouchy to the performers, like some accompanists, and he doesn't try to impress a show's musical director by embellishing a piece and overshadowing the person who's auditioning.

    Didn't Get That Role? Don't Blame the Piano Player

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