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overshadow

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On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
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Etymology

Old English ofersceadwian, from ofer- (over-) + sceadwian (cover with shade) (translating [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]] obumbrō, from ob (over) + umbrō (shade)). Compare Dutch overshaduwen, German überschatten.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to overshadow

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to overshadow (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To obscure something by casting a shadow.
  2. (transitive) To dominate something and make it seem insignificant.

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