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Definitioneasily noticed — typically attracting attention such as by being large, flashy, or unusual
- His son, too, inherited the persecuting spirit, and made himself so conspicuous in the martyrdom of the witches, that their blood may fairly be said to have left a stain upon him.Introductory (16% in)
- Yet there were intervals when the whole scene, in which she was the most conspicuous object, seemed to vanish from her eyes, or, at least, glimmered indistinctly before them, like a mass of imperfectly shaped and spectral images.Chapter 2 -- The Market Place (83% in)
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