spotlight

spotlight
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. limelight, spot[lamp], searchlight, beacon, headlamp; notoriety, attention. —v. t. feature, star, play up. See publication, drama, light.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Light]
Syn. limelight, floodlight, flashlight; see lamp , light 3 .
2. [Publicity]
Syn. attention, notoriety, publicity; see fame 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. lamp klieg light, *spot, floodlight, arc light, search light, pin spot, beam projector, *bon-bon, limelight, *ashcan.
2. prominence recognition, notice, public scrutiny, *fishbowl existence, *public microscope, limelight, center stage.
II
v.
light, illuminate, highlight, cast in the limelight, flood, focus on.
ANT.: obscure, conceal, veil

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