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  • n. Plural form of limelight.


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  • So he had hit upon the idea of limelights, of the kind ordinarily used for stage lighting or nighttime political rallies.

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  • Could she have gotten a case of limelights addiction?

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  • Which means that this film could be very good for SF, both for cinematic SF - Cameron often pioneers new effects and this may open the door to a post-Star Wars era of truly epic SF filmmaking now that Lucas 'franchise is done - and for the literary variety as well, as tales of outer space and fully-realized alien cultures are thrust into the brightest of limelights.

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  • Flickering limelights threw an army of shadows onto the sheet behind.

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  • Here I am pinging limelights Myspace image domain.

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  • Sarah Palin has put the entire democratic ticket in the backstage of this political arena where it becomes an impossible dream for Sen. Clinton to grab the limelights from the winningable tickets of Sen. MCCAIN and Gov.

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  • Black curtains had been draped across the windows and the rooms only brightness came from four limelights retrieved from the attic.

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  • The normal limelights shone outside the stained-glass windows, spraying the room with shards of light.


  • The limelights had been extinguished, and only a few phantom torches burned near guard posts.


  • Circular rose-window skylights shone from above, lit by small limelights on the roof.



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