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  Words related to limelight

Related / Similar Words: calcium light, spotlight, glare, public eye

 

Definition:
  • a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting;
  • a focus of public attention; "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency";

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    Member Meronyms: theater light

     

    Derivational Morphology: foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up

     

     
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