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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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conspicuous
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • With the feeling that he would be less conspicuous inside than hanging about on the pavement, he stepped through the doorway.
  • A certain Comrade Withers, a prominent member of the Inner Party, had been singled out for special mention and awarded a decoration, the Order of Conspicuous Merit, Second Class.
  • Winston debated with himself whether to award Comrade Ogilvy the Order of Conspicuous Merit: in the end he decided against it because of the unnecessary cross-referencing that it would entail.

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  • She tried not to look conspicuous as she slipped into class after the tardy bell.
  • She is the most conspicuous person on the President’s cabinet. She is constantly interviewed on television.

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