The important issue is: what protection does society have against the arrogance, selfishness and greed of two unbridled individualists, whose records are conspicuously devoid of any public-spirited actions?
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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.