Overshadowing sentence example

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  • In the south the influence of the French under Lally and Bussy was overshadowing the British at Madras.

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  • The comparatively small area of Krause's influence was due partly to the overshadowing brilliance of Hegel, and partly to two intrinsic defects.

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  • In the Empire he manifested his antipathy to the overshadowing Habsburgs by plotting for a time to carry the next imperial election in favour of Bavaria.

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  • It places this question of "soul" at the head of all the points it deals with, and devotes to it an amount of space quite overshadowing all the rest s So also in the earliest Buddhist book later than the canon - the very interesting and suggestive series of conversations between the Greek king Menander and the Buddhist teacher Nagasena.

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  • The one overshadowing issue of the time, however, was territorial expansion.

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  • But as Rhodes truly said at Cape Town in 1898, " The only chance of a true union is the overshadowing protection of a supreme power, and any German, Frenchman, or Russian would tell you that the best and most liberal power is that over which Her Majesty reigns."

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  • In five years (1180-1186) he rid himself Augustus of the overshadowing power of Philip of Alsace, count (1180 of Flanders, and his own uncles, the counts of 1223).

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  • The Challenger is very brassy and a great effort from the group, with no overshadowing on any aspect.

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  • Like some superhuman tennis prodigy, he was already overshadowing his old man.

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  • Among the symbolic conceits in which the authors of the Brahmanas so freely indulge, there is one overshadowing all others - if indeed they do not all more or less enter into it - which may be considered as the sum and substance of these speculations, and the esoteric doctrine of the sacrifice, involved by the Brahmanical ritualists.

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  • This goes to the root of their difficulty, ambiguity as to the relation of the old and the new elements in Judaeo-Christian piety, so that there was constant danger of the old overshadowing the new, since national Judaism remained hostile.

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  • What was needed for him who, overshadowing others, stood at the head of that movement from east to west?

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  • The sphere of frozen moonlight gleamed, overshadowing the sunlight, shining like a beacon to light the path to a glorious future.

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  • Her whole line of "Lovely" demonstrates her artistic flair for scent layering and you will enjoy its uniqueness without having to wear a scent overshadowing your own natural beauty and personality.

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  • When choosing a ring, look for a good balance between the diamonds and the pearl - if the pearl is the center stone of the ring, the diamonds should serve as glittering accents without overshadowing the deep luster of the pearl.

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