shade off

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Verb1.shade off - cast a shadow over
darken - make dark or darker; "darken a room"
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The instances of a word shade off into other movements by imperceptible degrees.
To the perceptive Linda, they are just a shade off normal, which entices her because she's just a shade off normal herself.
Strong volume growth in 2QFY17, robust oil prices and progress on company's exploration and development projects should help the stock price to shade off its relative underperformance of 3% in the past 3mnths against KSE-100.
Arsenal admittedly looked a shade off the pace against Liverpool last weekend.
61 seconds time in the 200 meters, which was actually a shade off his then-best, but it was enough to make him the youngest world juniors champion in history, at just 15 years old.
Fitness By his own admission, Warburton had been a shade off the pace in the opening Six Nations exchanges having only had one outing for the Blues - against Italian minnows Calvisano - after close on two months out with an ankle injury.
Clever Cookie came from further back and rated a shade off his best on 116, while Wicklow Brave improved again to 115 and underlined the merit of Order Of St George's Curragh romp.
Tip: For easy cleaning, simply slip the shade off of the tension rod.
The Blues are a shade off odds on at 17/20 to pick up all three points with the Clarets 18/5 and the draw at 11/4.
The favourite, a shade off odds-on with some bookmakers, has the standout form with his close third in the 2000 Guineas franked by runner-up Kingman's victory in the Irish equivalent last weekend.
2-litre Duratec petrol engine which could return more than 55mpg and pump out a top speed just a shade off 100mph.
2-litre Duratec petrol engine that could return more than 55mpg and pump out a top speed a shade off 100mph.