Definition of Limelighting

1. limelight [v] - See also: limelight



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limelighting

lime rickey
lime sulfur
lime tree
lime water
limeade
limeades
limecrete
limed
limehound
limehounds
limekiln
limekilns
limeless
limelight
limelighted
limelighting (current term)
limelights
limelike
limelit
limen
limen insulae
limen nasi
limens
limepit
limepits
limequat
limequats
limer
limerance
limerances

Literary usage of Limelighting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1911)
"... the knowing nods and winks of Charles Reade, the stage-carpeting and limelighting of Dickens, and even the fine and impotent analysis of Hawthorne, ..."

2. The Play Way: An Essay in Educational Method by Henry Caldwell Cook (1917)
"... imagination that far finer setting which is given in the lines, it is all this scenery and limelighting which are now both unnecessary and incongruous. ..."

3. The Craftsmanship of Writing by Frederic Taber Cooper (1911)
"tient moralising of Thackeray, the clumsy exegesis of George Eliot, the knowing nods and winks of Charles Reade, the stage-carpeting and limelighting of ..."

4. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical and ...by John Clark Ridpath by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"... the knowing nods and winks of Charles Reade, the stage carpentering and limelighting of Dickens, even the fine and important analysis of Hawthorne, ..."

5. Gambling Unmasked! by Jonathan Harrington Green (1847)
"Indeed," said he, " I have no doubt it will keep me, as it did last night, walking the room with a cigar in my mouth all night," at the same limelighting ..."

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