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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of highlight; highlighted.


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  • Yep, that was one ridiculous video, glad you highlighted highlit? the breathing, feeling, living part, by far the best.

    Warming the Cockles: Living, Breathing, Shopping

  • And this is all highlit by the casual quality of his prose -- you can tell this was coming off the top of his head.

    Crit List 7: Let The Parade Of Sleaze Begin -- The Fungus and Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

  • The current stuff will be peripheral by Sept 1st - except for the sort of stuff that Melanie has highlit here, of which there is likely to be much, much more.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • So if you can see that if you help people, you can get highlit (ph), you don ` t have to be a star in a movie.

    CNN Transcript Dec 6, 2007

  • Before the casual reader of this thread jumps off to try and make a ton 'o money, a caveat that needs to be highlit and underlined just in case all you see are $$$ signs.

    Interview with a Price Fixer

  • They saw figures on the road, the blonde hair of two of them highlit by the moon.


  • It also highlit me and had the peculiar effect of making me feel as aircraft pilots feel when caught up in a search-light, of being pinned to a wall.

    Puppet on a Chain

  • They were glazed and vacant and did not seem to reflect the light: they sparkled, a sparkle that would have deceptively highlit any still photograph taken of her, for the sparkle was superficial only: behind lay a strange quality of opacity.

    Puppet on a Chain

  • Ten feet only separated me from the trapdoor inset in the floor of the cabin when a gap appeared in the clouds and a low moon shone through, a half-moon only, but the contrasting brightness bathed the yellow-painted crane and its massive boom in an oddly garish flood of light that highlit every girder and cross-member of the structures.

    Puppet on a Chain

  • The whole scene with the repetitively stylized movements of the participants highlit against a smoky, oil-veined background of flickering crimson was somehow weirdly suggestive of the priests of a long-dead and alien culture offering up some burnt sacrifice on their blood-stained pagan altar.

    Ice Station Zebra


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