Overshadow

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British pronunciation/ˌə‍ʊvəʃˈædə‍ʊ/
American pronunciation/ˈoʊvɝˈʃædoʊ/
to overshadow
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to cause a person or thing to come across as less significant

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to cast a shadow over something, often implying that something else is more prominent or important

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to cast a shadow or gloom over something, making it appear less bright or joyful

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The grandiose architecture of the building overshadowed its practical functionality.
His reputation as the town's drunkard overshadowed any other accomplishments he may have had.
The valetudinarian attitude in the family led to regular discussions about health concerns, sometimes overshadowing other topics.
The media often focuses on the doom and gloom of current events, overshadowing the positive stories that also deserve attention.
The antique typewriter on display at the museum served as a relic of the early days of writing technology, now overshadowed by digital advancements.
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