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cast a pall on (something)

To cause a happy occasion to be sad or somber. The headmaster's sudden death really cast a pall on graduation.
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cast a pall over (something)

To cause a happy occasion to be sad or somber. The headmaster's sudden death really cast a pall over graduation.
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Two accessory mechanisms are also suggested to be involved in MCS, one involving nitric oxide and the other peroxynitrite:nitric oxide inhibition of cytochrome P450 activity and peroxynitrite-mediated increased permeability of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) (Pall 2002b; Pall and Satterlee 2001).