The Colonel, with little sense of humor and of the fitness of things, related a somber episode of those dark and bitter days, in which he had acted a conspicuous part and always formed a central figure.
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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.