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used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
noun:  something that is lighter and draws attention — such as an area of a painting

verb:  making something lighter — such as an area of a painting
  • So much I saw then, all vaguely for the flickering of the lightning, in blinding highlights and dense black shadows.
    1.10 — Book 1 Chapter 10 — In the Storm (63% in)
highlights = things made bright
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