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Synonyms for spotlight
ˈspɒtˌlaɪtspot·light

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Princeton's WordNet

  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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How to use spotlight in a sentence?

  1. Luis Miranda:

    We're going to continue to cast a spotlight on the Republican obstructionism on the Supreme Court and highlight how the issues before Supreme Court or potentially before Supreme Court have a major impact on the lives of the American people, too many issues at the heart of our democracy head before the court every year and deserve a full bench's consideration, so to extend the dysfunction that plagues congress to Supreme Court is unacceptable. The DNC said Thursday's call would center on voting rights, an issue that's also become a major topic for Democratic presidential candidates ahead of the South Carolina primary Saturday. The leak Wednesday that White House vetters were probing the Republican governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, also seemed designed to signal that President Barack Obama was considering moderate nominees in President Barack Obama selection process. Aides say President Barack Obama has not yet formed a.

  2. Justin Bieber:

    I just went through a place of just trying to figure it out, you have to figure out what you are OK with and what you're not OK with, but you have to test the waters. I just happened to be ... in the spotlight in front of cameras all the time.

  3. Sameh Eid:

    Morsi's trial gripped international attention and a heavy sentence would have put the judiciary under a spotlight, today, the judiciary seemed keen in preserving its image.

  4. Chris Nowinski:

    Soccer has been hiding until the spotlight is on them.

  5. Yu Bin:

    My guess is that Anna Kireeva is apprehensive of China's sensitivities when Anna Kireeva comes to the Opening Ceremony and maybe some part of the Olympics, anna Kireeva wants to give Anna Kireeva enough spotlight in the media, and Anna Kireeva also doesn't want to steal attention from Putin's Xi meeting...( which reinforces the message that) even if sanctions( do) happen, Anna Kireeva is not on Anna Kireeva own, but has a partnership with another global superpower.


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