Notebook, 1993-



Distinquished . . . . Leading, Important, Eminent . . . . Conspicuous . . . . Standing Out so as to be seen easily . . . .

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Prominence n. 1. the state of being prominent; conspicuous. 2. something that is prominent, as a projection. 3. Astron. a cloud of gas that rises high above the surface of the sun, seen during an eclipse of by means of a helioscope. [< L pr÷minentia a jutting out, protuberance]

Prominent adj. 1. standing out so as to be seen easily; conspicuous. 2. standing out beyond a surface or line; projecting. 3. leading, important, or well-known. . . . -Syn. 2. protruding, jutting, protuberant. 3. eminent, celebrated, distinguished. -Ant . 2. recessed. 3. unknown.

[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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