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highlighting

[ hahy-lahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF highlighting

Synonyms for highlighting

  • displaying
  • headlining
  • presenting
  • promoting
  • pushing
  • recommending
  • showing
  • starring
  • turning
  • calling attention to
  • drawing attention to
  • giving center stage to
  • making much of
  • pointing up
  • showing off
  • turning the spotlight on
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIGHLIGHTING

There's highlighting and emphasizing selected perceptics and such.

And it took some highlighting and sidelighting with the use of a spotlight to actually make those things discernible at all.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, originally of paintings, "the brightest part of a subject," from high (adj.) + light (n.). The figurative sense of "outstanding feature or characteristic" is from 1855. The verb is from 1861. Hairdressing sense is 1941 (n.), 1942 (v.). Related: Highlighted; highlighting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HIGHLIGHTING

featuring

adjectivegiving prominence to
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