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Synonyms for spotlightˈspɒtˌlaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye(noun)

    a focus of public attention

    "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"

    glare, spot, calcium light, spotlight, glower, limelight, brilliance, public eye, blaze

  2. spotlight, spot(verb)

    a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer

    smudge, bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, place, limelight, daub, fleck, smear, maculation, public eye, slur, post, stain, position, smirch, glare, billet, blot, spotlight, spot, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  3. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up(verb)

    move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

    "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

    cozy up, play up, sidle up, suck up, highlight, cotton up, spotlight, foreground, shine up

  4. spotlight(verb)

    illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater

    highlight, foreground, play up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

headlamp, limelight, projector, focus, attention, light, projectors, vedette

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