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overshade

[oh-ver-sheyd]
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verb (used with object), o·ver·shad·ed, o·ver·shad·ing.
  1. to cast shade over.
  2. to make dark or gloomy.

Origin of overshade

First recorded in 1580–90; over- + shade
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Historical Examples

  • A superiority naturally seems to overshade us, and presents a disagreeable comparison.

    A Treatise of Human Nature

    David Hume