Synonyms of 'overshadow'
to sadden the atmosphere ofThe lovely wedding was overshadowed by the rain.
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
The original decor was all ruined during renovation.
The scar was discreet enough not to mar his good looks.
Vandals wrecked the garden.
The table top was scarred and dented.
families whose lives were blighted by unemployment
crool or cruel (Australian, slang), ,
take the edge off,
put a damper on,
cast a gloom upon,
take the pleasure or enjoyment out of
to make (someone or something) seem insignificant or less important by comparisonShe overshadows all the other members of the cast.
He outshone all the other contestants.
The gramophone was eclipsed by the compact disc.
surpass, , ,
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers.
He had a younger brother who always publicly upstaged him.
This story outclasses anything written by her contemporaries.
take precedence over,
be superior to,
be head and shoulders above,
steal the limelight from,
leave or put in the shade,
render insignificant by comparison,
throw into the shade
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in the sense of blight
to cause to suffer a blightfamilies whose lives were blighted by unemployment
in the sense of cloud
to make or become more difficult to see through
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