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conspicuous

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  • a  obvious to the eye or mind
    a tower conspicuous at a great distance
    wore conspicuous neckties
    made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening
  • s  without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious

  • And there is nothing very surprising about their conspicuous consumption: a house in the Hamptons, condos on the Upper East Side, private schools, limousines, jewelry, tennis .
  • Plastic surgery is epidemic, but there is nary a conspicuous breast implant in sight.
  • The ivory-billed woodpecker is big, conspicuous and requires a large habitat in a region that is hardly remote or deserted.
News & Articles

  • Father’s Day, and the voice
    A few weeks ago I was in the family room listening to music, when a friend turned to study a picture on the wall. It shows a smiling young man in his Navy uniform, white cap tilted back just so, the three stripes of a petty officer first class showing conspicuously, wire-rimmed glasses with brown eyes underneath. “Is that you?” he asked, sounding fairly certain he had got the identification right.
    June 14, 2013 - The Wenatchee World
  • No changes at Blackhawks' morning skate
    Gone were any conspicuous white jerseys, but nothing changed about how the Chicago Blackhawks will approach Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.        
    June 12, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
  • Billionaire Saudi Prince Sues 'Forbes'
    Saudi prince and conspicuous billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal is suing the magazine in a London court. In its annual list of the world's wealthiest people, Forbes estimates bin Talal's fortune at $20 billion. But the prince says the magazine publicly short changed him by nearly $10 billion.
    June 10, 2013 - NPR
Quotes

  • Igor Judge in BBC News
    However, Sir Igor said the trial had been marked with "conspicuous fairness and commanding judicial control".
  • Ben Bernanke in Forbes
    The goal of the proposed revisions is to make sure that consumers get key information about credit card terms in a clear and conspicuous format and at a time when it would be most useful to them,Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke explained Tuesday....
  • Adriano Galliani in SkySports
    It's true that Chelsea made a conspicuous offer, but I will not say how much it was,Galliani told the Italian press. "It is equally true that we said no. President Silvio Berlusconi rejected the chance to sell Kaka, just as he told Real...

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