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spotlight

noun

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the center of public attention
  • reality show contestants who become addicted to the spotlight

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  • back burner

spotlight

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of spotlight (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of spotlight was in 1904

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spotlessness

spotlight

spotlighted

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“Spotlight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spotlight. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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