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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He used particularly to point to his nose, which was not very large, but very delicate and conspicuously aquiline.
  • The monk from Obdorsk was conspicuous as the most fussy in the excited crowd.
  • The pestle fell two paces from Grigory, not in the grass but on the path, in a most conspicuous place.
  • It was not so much that he failed to grasp certain reforms enacted during the present reign, as that he made conspicuous blunders in his interpretation of them.
  • They began looking with a lantern by the fence and found the brass pestle dropped in a most conspicuous place on the garden path.
  • But he was as fond of mischief on every possible occasion as the smallest boy in the school, and not so much for the sake of mischief as for creating a sensation, inventing something, something effective and conspicuous.
  • But they cannot hide their passions—sometimes very coarse—and that is conspicuous and is noticed, but the inner man is unseen.
  • He was a most humane person, and if He were alive to-day, He would be found in the ranks of the revolutionists, and would perhaps play a conspicuous partů.
  • I will only observe that from the first moments of the trial one peculiar characteristic of the case was conspicuous and observed by all, that is, the overwhelming strength of the prosecution as compared with the arguments the defense had to rely upon.

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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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