(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overshadowed(?); p. pr. & vb. n. Overshadowing. ] [Cf. Overshade. ] 1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure.
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There was a cloud that overshadowed them.
Mark ix. 7.
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2. Fig.: To cover with a superior influence; to be viewed as more important than. Milton.
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3. To cause to be sad or disappointing; to cast a sad shadow on; as, an accidental death overshadowed the joy of the festival.


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