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highlight
used in The Hunger Games

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
highlights of the year
Definition
something that stands out
  • During the highlights, they periodically show the winner's reaction up on a box in the corner of the screen.
    p. 362.4
highlights = best parts
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Perhaps if he wins the Games, he'll see me on victor's night, when they replay the highlights of the Games on a screen over the stage where we did our interviews.
    p. 242.4
  • highlights = best parts
  • Usually, this is a single, ornate chair from which the winning tribute watches a film of the highlights of the Games, but since there are two of us, the Gamemakers have provided a plush red velvet couch.
    p. 361.6
  • highlights = best parts
  • Whoever puts together the highlights has to choose what sort of story to tell.
    p. 362.8
highlights = things to emphasize as important
There are no more uses of "highlight" flagged with this meaning in The Hunger Games.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
2  —1 use as in:
highlights and shadows
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
  • My face is relatively clear of makeup, just a bit of highlighting here and there.
    p. 67.5
highlighting = emphasizing by making some areas lighter
There are no more uses of "highlight" flagged with this meaning in The Hunger Games.

Typical Usage  (best examples)