Limelight

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noun

limelight

  1. Spotlight, in the middle of/main feature It has nothing to do with limes, the fruit. Lime is also a mineral that burns very brightly and was used in old stage lighting. Background poseurs fiend for limelight exposure -- Indelible MC's (Weight)

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  1. Superior or famous
  2. Looked up to, in a spot of responsibility
  3. Under watch (under the spotlight as in police questioning) Fuck the limelight, we rhyme tight, plus snatch the goods -- Pharoahe Monch featuring Busta Rhymes, Lady Luck, Method Man, Redman, Shabaam Sahdeeq (Simon Says Remix) [2]

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