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overshade

[oh-ver-sheyd] /ˌoʊ vərˈʃeɪd/
verb (used with object), overshaded, overshading.
1.
to cast shade over.
2.
to make dark or gloomy.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; over- + shade
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  • The weeds easily overshade and outcompete new seedlings for sunlight and can dramatically impact establishment.

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