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overshade

[ oh-ver-sheyd ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞蕛e瑟d /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路shad路ed, o路ver路shad路ing.
to cast shade over.
to make dark or gloomy.
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Origin of overshade

First recorded in 1580鈥90; over- + shade
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How to use overshade in a sentence

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

  • Large trees overshade the modest monument, and the spot is a quiet one, being as far as possible away from the street.

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