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Synonyms for spotlight
ˈspɒtˌlaɪtspot·light

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  1. limelight, spotlight, glare, public eyenoun

    a focus of public attention

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

    Synonyms:
    glare, spot, calcium light, glower, limelight, brilliance, public eye, blaze

  2. spotlight, spotverb

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

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

  3. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play upverb

    move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

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

    Synonyms:
    cozy up, play up, sidle up, suck up, highlight, cotton up, foreground, shine up

  4. spotlightverb

    illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater

    Synonyms:
    highlight, foreground, play up

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  1. List of paraphrases for "spotlight":

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

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  1. Cedrik Lachance:

    The new sector classification will shine a brighter spotlight on real estate and REITs in particular.

  2. Benjamin Watson:

    I can remember sitting in a dark room with a huge spotlight, there’s a seat there like you’re being interrogated for a crime and all the front-office staff is in the back in the shadows and you ca n’t see them. The guy grabbed my wrist and he’s like : ‘ I can feel your pulse, so I know if you’re lying to me. Have you ever smoked marijuana ? ’ I said : ‘ No. ’ I really had n’t. I’ve never smoked. He said : ‘ I think you’re lying. I can feel your pulse. Are you lying to us ? ’ I said : ‘ No, I ’m not. ’.

  3. Seth MacFarlane:

    Look, it's a gig that has all eyes on it. And when you're doing something that's that much in the spotlight, with that much focus on it, that much intensity, you're going to have a lot of opinions from a lot of people. I'm trying to think of the last time that I read a review of the Oscars the next day where everyone is raving about it -- it's been a long time, it's not an easy job, and I'm not surprised that they have a tough time finding takers.

  4. Ayanna Pressley:

    Theyve been to the White House. They talk to people like me, quietly, saying they wish the radical freshmen who get all the magazine covers andall the ink and airtime. Rashida Tlaib and Omar along with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., -- have frequently made front page news since joining Congress in January for their controversial statements and policies, as well as for their vocal criticism of the Trump administration. House Democrats set out an ambitious agenda with legislation on the kitchen table priorities that helped them win the majority protecting the Affordable Care Act, imposing new ethics rules while engaging in aggressive oversight of the Trump administration. Their investigations extend well beyond Special Counsel Robert Muellers probeinto Russian interference in the 2016 election as they dig into the presidents business dealings andpush for Trumps tax returns. But with the spotlight comes high-profile setbacks. Democrats splintered over Ocasio-Cortezs climate change proposal and exposed party divisions over Omars comments on Israels treatment of Palestinians. Tlaib stunned some when, on Day One, she told supporters using an expletive that the new majority would impeach Donald Trump. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP Conway said Sunday that the invitation is open to any House Democrats who wants to come to the White House to discuss divisive issues like immigration and border security. Lets try to work together. But we have an unserious Congress that is not coming to the table. And the Republicans failed to do their job when they were in charge, no doubt. And House Democrats now are failing to come together in the House.

  5. Patrick Cronin:

    A Manila-Hanoi axis places a hurdle in China's ambitions to control most of the South China Sea, this may not lead to immediate changes in the regional balance of power ... but it will shine a spotlight on how China's assertive unilateralism threatens to undermine stability and prosperity.


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