Why was clemency trending last week?
1904, from spot (n.) + light (n.). Originally a theatrical equipment; figurative sense is attested from 1916. The verb is first recorded 1923.
: There's about as much sport in most sport-utility trucks as there is in a professional wrestling match. Isuzu is doing its part to change this. Its sportute, the Trooper, is sporty (1990s+)