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limelight

lime·light

limelight

 
pronunciation:
laIm laIt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the center of public attention.
He enjoyed being in the limelight.
antonyms:
obscurity
definition 2: formerly, a strong theater spotlight that used lime heated until it shone, or the light produced by this device.
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