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limelight

noun

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the center of public attention
  • an actress who discovered that the limelight was not such a glowing experience when her privacy was invaded

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  • back burner
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The first known use of limelight was in 1826

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“Limelight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/limelight. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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