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    limelight

    limelight - Dictionary definition and meaning for word limelight

    Definition
    (noun) a focus of public attention
    Synonyms : glare , public eye , spotlight
    Example Sentence
    • he enjoyed being in the limelight
    • when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
    Definition
    (noun) a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting
    Synonyms : calcium light
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