o‧ver‧shad‧ow [transitive]
1 to make someone or something else seem less important:
Her interest in politics began to overshadow her desire to be a poet.
The achievement of the men's team was overshadowed by the continuing success of the women's team.
2 to make an occasion or period of time less enjoyable by making people feel sad or worried:
The threat of war overshadowed the summer of 1939.
3 if a tall building, mountain etc overshadows a place, it is very close to it and much taller than it:
a dark valley overshadowed by towering peaks

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