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overshadow

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌəʊvəˈʃædəʊ/
SPOIL to make something less enjoyable: [often passive] The party was overshadowed by a family argument.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
BE BETTER THAN to make someone or something less important or successfulSurpassing in quality or number
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