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Word: spotlight

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  • noun a focus of public attention
    Examples
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
  • noun a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
    Synonyms

    spot

  • verb move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
    Examples
    • The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics
  • verb illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010