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used in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire)

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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
  • Not until we're all sitting out onstage and Caesar Flickerman, hair and face highlighted in lavender this year, has done his opening spiel and the tributes begin their interviews.
    Chapter 17 (83% in)
highlighted = emphasized with areas of color
  • He puts up my hair first, in the braided style my mother introduced him to, then proceeds with my makeup. Last year he used little so that the audience would recognize me when I landed in the arena. But now my face is almost obscured by the dramatic highlights and dark shadows.
    Chapter 15 (17% in)
highlights = areas made lighter to draw attention
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