overshine

overshine

[oh-ver-shahyn]
verb (used with object), overshone or overshined, overshining.
1.
to outshine: One star seemed to overshine all others.
2.
to surpass in splendor, excellence, etc.: Her singing overshone that of the opera company's more widely known contraltos.
3.
to shine over or upon.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English overshinen; Old English oferscīnan. See over-, shine

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