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  • She has a prominent role in the negotiations.
    prominent = important
  • The committee has many prominent members, so its findings will be taken seriously.
    prominent = well-known and respected
  • It consisted in falsifying a series of production reports of two years ago, in such a way as to cast discredit on a prominent member of the Inner Party, who was now under a cloud.   (source)
    prominent = well-known
  • They lived on El Rancho de la Trinidad (which I changed to El Rancho de las Rosas) and her uncles did hold prominent positions in the community.   (source)
    prominent = important
  • A prominent and influential man, reportedly a descendant of the first shogun, Tokugawa was touring camps for the Japanese Red Cross.   (source)
    prominent = well-known or important
  • The Weasleys are one of our most prominent pure-blood families.   (source)
  • There, at a prominent notch called the Keyhole, Walt decided to turn around.   (source)
    prominent = well-known
  • Next, Mother, who held a prominent position at the Department of Justice, talked about her feelings.   (source)
    prominent = important
  • Of course the ultimate embarrassment had been the widely publicized trial of FBI spy Robert Hanssen, who, in addition to being a prominent member of Opus Dei, had turned out to be a sexual deviant, his trial uncovering evidence that he had rigged hidden video cameras in his own bedroom so his friends could watch him having sex with his wife.   (source)
    prominent = well-known
  • As the county went by us, Jem gave Dill the histories and general attitudes of the more prominent figures: Mr. Tensaw Jones voted the straight Prohibition ticket; Miss Emily Davis dipped snuff in private; Mr. Byron Waller could play the violin; Mr. Jake Slade was cutting his third set of teeth.   (source)
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  • They sang songs as they went, and on their way they paid short courtesy visits to prominent men like Okonkwo, before they finally left for their village.   (source)
    prominent = well-known or important
  • The most prominent members of British society were on hand for her engagement party-dukes, duchesses, knights, earls, counts, viscounts, and country squires-and all of them hid their faces behind masks, as did Alice.   (source)
  • Father was born in Frankfurt am Main to very wealthy parents: Michael Frank owned a bank and became a millionaire, and Alice Stern's parents were prominent and well-to-do.   (source)
  • a prominent U.S. senator   (source)
    prominent = well-known
  • My family have been prominent, well-to-do people in this Middle Western city for three generations.   (source)
  • The jails were full of prominent citizens and there they stayed without hope of early trial.   (source)
    prominent = well-known or important
  • III From the Gopher Prairie Weekly Dauntless: One of the most charming affairs of the season was held Tuesday evening at the handsome new residence of Sam and Mrs. Clark when many of our most prominent citizens gathered to greet the lovely new bride of our popular local physician, Dr. Will Kennicott.   (source)
  • In the spring of 1895 I received a telegram from prominent citizens in Atlanta asking me to accompany a committee from that city to Washington   (source)
  • In it lies a child of seven, the only daughter of a prominent citizen.   (source)
  • "Kill two prominent citizens, familiar faces, and the sky's the limit."   (source)
  • And then, beneath a nice big photograph of you, "Disturbed teenage survivor of You-Know-Who's attack, Harry Potter, 15, caused outrage yesterday by accusing respectable and prominent members of the wizarding community of being Death Eaters …"   (source)
  • His father, Guy Waterman, is a musician and freelance writer who, among other claims to modest fame, authored speeches for presidents, ex-presidents, and other prominent Washington politicians.   (source)
    prominent = well-known
  • His ambivalence toward sex echoes that of celebrated others who embraced wilderness with single-minded passion, Thoreau (who was a lifelong virgin) and the naturalist John Muir, most prominently, to say nothing of countless lesser-known pilgrims, seekers, misfits, and adventurers.   (source)
    prominently = famously
  • She is prominent in the west-coast modern art movement.
    prominent = well-known or important
  • Twelve of the town's most prominent citizens revealed as habitual frequenters of Belle Watling's sporting house!   (source)
  • 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.   (source)
    prominent = well-known
  • The townspeople, heavy eyed from sleeplessness and anxious waiting, knew that the safety of some of their most prominent citizens rested on three things—the ability of Ashley Wilkes to stand on his feet and appear before the military board, as though he suffered nothing more serious than a morning-after headache, the word of Belle Watling that these men had been in her house all evening and the word of Rhett Butler that he had been with them.   (source)
    prominent = well-known or important
  • But he went more regularly to the Elks; at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon he was oratorical regarding the wickedness of strikes; and again he saw himself as a Prominent Citizen.   (source)
  • But in nothing was he more clearly revealed as the Prominent Citizen than in his lecture on "Brass Tacks Facts on Real Estate," as delivered before the class in Sales Methods at the Zenith Y.M.C.A.   (source)
  • His superb highclass vocalism, which by its superquality greatly enhanced his already international reputation, was vociferously applauded by the large audience among which were to be noticed many prominent members of the clergy as well as representatives of the press and the bar and the other learned professions.   (source)
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  • The most prominent feature of the new building is its height.
    prominent = easily noticed
  • After ten minutes or so, what was most prominent in the cellar was a kind of nonmovement.   (source)
  • Not only has it been scrubbed clean, the nails are filed in perfect ovals, the scars from the burns are less prominent.   (source)
  • But my most prominent feature—my worst—was my teeth.   (source)
    prominent = highly noticeable
  • By that time, however, stories about the dead hiker, including excerpts from his diary, had been given prominent play in newspapers across the country.   (source)
    prominent = easily noticed
  • Doaker's room is prominent and opens onto the kitchen.   (source)
    prominent = central
  • Prominent in the middle of the group were Jones, Aaronson, and Rutherford.   (source)
    prominent = easily noticed
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  • Who is your favorite actress with prominent ears?
    prominent = sticking out
  • My hip bones and ribs are more prominent than I remember them being since those awful months after my father's death.   (source)
    prominent = protruding (sticking out)
  • My plan was to follow this catwalk to a prominent rock prow in the center of the wall and thereby execute an end run around the ugly, avalanche-swept lower half of the face.   (source)
    prominent = sticking out
  • As the boy passed, Harry caught a glimpse of a prominent curved nose and thick black eyebrows.   (source)
  • His prominent rear ballooned out from both sides of his chair, tussocks of flesh swelling from between the armrests and seat cushion.   (source)
    prominent = protruding (sticking out)
  • He was old enough, twelve years and a few months, to have lost the prominent tummy of childhood and not yet old enough for adolescence to have made him awkward.   (source)
    prominent = sticking out
  • He had a long chin and big rather prominent teeth, just covered, when he was not talking, by his full, floridly curved lips.   (source)
    prominent = protruding (sticking out and easily noticed)
  • The flesh melts, the forehead bulges more prominently, the cheekbones protrude.   (source)
    prominently = in a manner that sticks out
  • The red seemed to have gone even from her lips and gums, and the bones of her face stood out prominently.   (source)
  • He had sketched this new pose, when all at once he recalled the face of a shopkeeper of whom he had bought cigars, a vigorous face with a prominent chin, and he sketched this very face, this chin on to the figure of the man.   (source)
    prominent = protruding (sticking out)
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  • The gentleman spoken of was a gentleman with a very unpromising squint, and a prominent chin, who had a tall white hat on with a narrow flat brim, and whose close-fitting drab trousers seemed to button all the way up outside his legs from his boots to his hips.   (source)
  • In the very centre of the group Harry saw the dark, greasy-haired head and prominent nose of his least favourite teacher at Hogwarts, Professor Snape.   (source)
    prominent = protruding (sticking out and easily noticed)
  • And one of them, a bold-looking girl with large dark eyes, a prominent chin, and long black hair pushed her way through the door.   (source)
    prominent = protruding (sticking out)
  • A lantern came swinging towards Harry and by its light he saw the prominent chin and severe haircut of Professor Grubbly-Plank, the witch who had taken over Hagrid's Care of Magical Creatures lessons for a while the previous year.   (source)
  • When they arrived at Hagrid 's cabin, however, they found an elderly witch with closely cropped gray hair and a very prominent chin standing before his front door.   (source)
  • His full face, rather young-looking, with its prominent chin, wore a gracious and majestic expression of imperial welcome.   (source)
  • She was a formidable style of lady with spectacles, a prominent nose, and a loud voice, who had the effect of wanting a great deal of room.   (source)
    prominent = protruding (sticking out and easily noticed)
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  • As is well known, the article began, in nature, usually the males with the most prominent secondary sexual characteristics, such as the biggest antlers, deepest voices, broadest chests, and superior knowledge secure the best territories because they have fended off weaker males.†   (source)
  • Prominent Socialite Schoolgirl in Love Nest.†   (source)
  • ] To thrust out the lips, as in sullenness, contempt, or displeasure; hence, to look sullen; to swell out, as the lips; to be prominent. opal, n. [L. opalus, Gr. opallios, an opal; comp.†   (source)
  • I draw the line at any animal that features prominently in Aesop's fables.†   (source)
  • The man was Pan Han, one of the most prominent members of the Frontiers of Science.†   (source)
  • The most prominent thing about him, unusual at least, was a gold chain that hung around his neck with a large, crystal pendent swinging from it.†   (source)
  • "The Metropol Hotel," he informed the Count unnecessarily, "is host to some of the world's most eminent statesmen and prominent artistes.†   (source)
  • Indeed, Kentucky transplants and their children are so prominent in Middletown, Ohio (where I grew up), that as kids we derisively called it "Middletucky."†   (source)
  • She could almost be described as pretty, apart from prominent cheekbones that lent her face a certain severity.†   (source)
  • A few of them, the ones currently turning to follow me, were tagalongs—people who spent most of their time trying to tail prominent gunters and gather intel on their movements so they could sell the information later.†   (source)
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  • A Hindu wedding with Canada prominently on the edges.†   (source)
  • He was older than the men in Eddie's troop, a lifetime military man with a lanky swagger and a prominent chin that gave him a resemblance to a movie actor of the day.†   (source)
  • Unfortunately, Silas knew, a prominent man like Bishop Aringarosa could not disappear so easily.†   (source)
  • Years later, rumors surfaced that a white man from a prominent family confessed on his deathbed to killing the girls.†   (source)
  • Her prominent eyes swam with tears as she gasped for breath, staring at Ron.†   (source)
  • Rasheed said that Mir Akbar Khyber had been a prominent communist, and that his supporters were blaming the murder on President Daoud Khan's government.†   (source)
  • I began to notice that the items of clothing had one thing in common: they all had the designer's name plastered prominently on them.†   (source)
  • "Lee is a prominent member of Savannah society, is he not?" the man asked gently.†   (source)
  • The banner must be prominently displayed, and have no more than two guards.†   (source)
  • It is as prominent as if he were a grandfather and not a third cousin twice removed.†   (source)
  • A sword was prominently displayed before a suit of golden armor.†   (source)
  • The strange X on our door is still there, as prominent as ever.†   (source)
  • There were dark circles under his eyes, his nose was too pointed for a baby's nose, his cheekbones too prominent.†   (source)
  • Someone has burglarized the chalet of a prominent donor with ties to the Natural History Museum in Paris, and the burglar has been apprehended with a travel case stuffed with gems.†   (source)
  • Immediately after the election the two of them strutted around with their red armbands prominently displayed, giving orders to the rest of the class.†   (source)
  • And though they were called savages, even a prominent English general, Philip Sheridan, had to admit, "We took away their country and their means of support.†   (source)
  • Though some have been known to risk exposure by placing themselves in more prominent positions—physicians, politicians, clergymen—in order to interact with a greater number of people, or to have some measure of power over them, so that they can more easily discover peculiars who might be hiding among common folk—as Abe was.†   (source)
  • He was slightly plump, scholarly-looking but still youthful, with black thick-framed glasses and a sharp, prominent nose.†   (source)
  • He married the very beautiful Lillian Levantin, who was the daughter of a prominent Talmudist.†   (source)
  • Joffrey was prominent among them, his raiment all crimson, silk and satin patterned with prancing stags and roaring lions, a gold crown on his head.†   (source)
  • Tongues figure prominently in my nightmares.†   (source)
  • Iko was not a normal servant android, but she did retain one prominent trait—uselessness was the worst emotion they knew.†   (source)
  • His own head was shaved, and with the bones so prominent on his face, he looked to be all forehead and nose.†   (source)
  • Moore's local doctor referred him to David Golde, a prominent cancer researcher at UCLA, who said that removing his spleen was the only way to go.†   (source)
  • He brings his hand to my face and gently runs his finger underneath the prominent bruise on my eye.†   (source)
  • Hubris: a vocabulary word that had featured prominently on my pretests though it hadn't shown up on the tests proper.†   (source)
  • Fischer and Hall were business rivals, but as prominent members of the highaltitude fraternity their paths frequently crossed, and on a certain level they considered themselves friends.†   (source)
  • Her cheekbones are sharp and more prominent in her narrower face.†   (source)
  • The marks on his neck were very prominent.†   (source)
  • His cheekbones were more prominent, and the line of his jaw was sharper.†   (source)
  • He leaned forward to give us the full effect of his red eyebrows and prominent jaw.†   (source)
  • Fulmer gave Sean his pitch—"the minute Michael walks on campus he's my starting left tackle"—and then told him, in the spirit of Grant consoling Lee, that he understood completely that such a prominent Ole Miss Rebel might have trouble watching his son become a Tennessee Volunteer.†   (source)
  • Palmer believed the building could accommodate all the contributions, especially those sent by prominent women.†   (source)
  • With some exceptions, the most prominent being mystery novels.†   (source)
  • There were the same heavy brows, the same prominent nose.†   (source)
  • So when someone does something bad, they try to find quick and dirty punishments, like flogging, confiscation of property, public humiliation, or, in the case of people who have a high potential of going onto hurt others, a warning tattoo on a prominent body part POOR IMPULSE CONTROL Apparently, this guy went to such a place and lost his temper real bad.†   (source)
  • The news provoked a last gasp of collectivism from Ernst Doerfler, a prominent member of the doomed East German parliament, who called for an official ban on "McDonald's and similar abnormal garbage-makers."†   (source)
  • Lomas became increasingly prominent.†   (source)
  • "Remember," Miss Milhouse lectured, "Miss Aberfoyle's brother has just married Sylvia Van Rensselaer, whose family is quite prominent.†   (source)
  • As the most prominent figure in Hitler studies in North America, I had long tried to conceal the fact that I did not know German.†   (source)
  • Their prominent, stippled spadices always yellow.†   (source)
  • It was an ordinary face perhaps the cheekbones were a little too prominent, the chin a little too pointed but the emerald-colored eyes caught and held one's attention and then Sophie realized with a start that the irl didn't blink.†   (source)
  • A great deal of nonsense has been spoken and written in recent years concerning his lordship and the prominent role he came to play in great affairs, and some utterly ignorant reports have had it that he was motivated by egotism, or else arrogance.†   (source)
  • They insisted that the chairman of the Jewish Council should hold a luxurious reception and invite all the prominent people in the ghetto, and they filmed this reception too.†   (source)
  • There was also a full forge and smelt-works that would figure prominently in any metallurgist's daydreams.†   (source)
  • This was the charge Adams took to Adella Prentiss Hughes, a prominent Fortnightly member who had been a promoter of the Metropolitan Opera, the Diaghilev Ballets Russes, and orchestras conducted by Gustav Mahler, Leopold Stokowski and Richard Strauss.†   (source)
  • She hadn't seen Jace in days, and he looked different somehow—not just the bloody face and bruises, which were clearly new, but the skin on his face seemed tighter, the bones more prominent.†   (source)
  • I know a number of prominent physicians who pay $100,000 to $200,000 a year in America.†   (source)
  • I held out my hand, the silvery crescent more prominent against my cream skin than against his alabaster.†   (source)
  • They were darkly spotted, and the skin, translucent in appearance, was prominently veined.†   (source)
  • The city comprises prominent (Jewish) synagogues, (Christian) churches, and (Islamic) mosques.†   (source)
  • …like an elder brother to Saeed's father and his surviving siblings, and there he sat with the old men and old women and drank tea and coffee and discussed the past, and they all knew Saeed's mother well and had stories to relate in which she featured prominently, and while Saeed's father was with them he felt not that his wife was alive, for the magnitude of her death impressed itself upon him again with every morning, but rather that he could share some small measure of her company.†   (source)
  • Now they'll be fighting it out …. and with a couple of the most prominent geisha in Gion ushering them along!"†   (source)
  • Joe lay on his covers, dressed in blue jeans and a T-shirt, a small man with scarred and wiry arms and prominent collarbones.†   (source)
  • The poetry was so ahead of its time no one has deciphered it yet, but Jean Louise's aunt keeps it displayed casually and prominently on a table in the living-room.†   (source)
  • Despite the fact that a prominent family was involved, thirty-six years later the case of Harriet Vanger was all but forgotten.†   (source)
  • Like her, I had never been to this part of the state, but I knew that Asheville had always been a prominent watering hole for the wealthy during the summer months.†   (source)
  • Evelyn—of course they keep footage of Evelyn on the most prominent screens in the control room, it only makes sense.†   (source)
  • Like Erhart, the superintendent of the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station, all were prominent citizens of Garden City.†   (source)
  • His jet black hair was carefully cut and styled, and high prominent cheekbones loomed over large brooding features.†   (source)
  • The town in which Eric lived was celebrated and well-to-do, but it was not very big; as far as Eric was concerned, the South was not very big, certainly, as it turned out, not big enough for him; and he was the only son of very prominent people.†   (source)
  • IN 1976, I RECEIVED an extraordinary visit: Jimmy Kruger, the minister of prisons, a prominent member of the prime minister's cabinet, came to see me.†   (source)
  • Why, we fought in the crusades with Richard the Lion Heart, crossed the Atlantic with Columbus, blazed trails with the pioneers, and today many members of the family hold prominent government positions throughout the world.†   (source)
  • Some of the prominent members of the community came to see my father-who had highly placed connections in the Hungarian police—to ask him what he thought of the situation.†   (source)
  • It's so prominent, so red and hideous, I think miserably.†   (source)
  • John Jaax was a prominent businessman and a banker, and he was a partner in a manufacturing company that made plastic for credit cards.†   (source)
  • When you come from a family that's prominent, there are expectations of you," she said.†   (source)
  • Like an obelisk towards which the principal streets of a town converge, the strong will of a proud spirit stands prominent and commanding in the middle of the art of war.†   (source)
  • He regained his health and liked to show Nilda how his triceps and biceps could gather in prominent knots with a twist of his arm.†   (source)
  • I knew the basics: that I was somewhat short for my age, with a round face, brown eyes, and faint freckles across my nose that had been prominent, but now you had to lean in close to see.†   (source)
  • I was seated behind my mahogany monstrosity of a desk in my top-floor, corner office of an imposing building in the most prominent section of Boston.†   (source)
  • Cheating may or may not be human nature, but it is certainly a prominent feature in just about every human endeavor.†   (source)
  • None of the latter's children had looked so much like him, not even Aureliano Jose, particularly in respect to the prominent cheekbones and the firm and rather pitiless line of the lips.†   (source)
  • They were not large but they stood out prominently.†   (source)
  • To counter such negative impressions, prominent business people launched an all-out public relations campaign.†   (source)
  • The results were somewhat startling: the highly gifted kids in the study weren't much more likely to become prominent intellectuals than normal kids.†   (source)
  • Prominent citizens ended up chained to the blocks, instead of standing on them.†   (source)
  • The fact that he had unknowingly prevented the assassination of two very prominent figures had gotten him more publicity than he'd ever wanted, but it had also brought him in contact with a lot of people in England, most of them worth the time.†   (source)
  • Shershah Syed, a prominent gynecologist in Karachi, says that he frequently treats young girls from the slums after rapes.†   (source)
  • A prominent eastern handicapper called him "the most overrated horse in California."†   (source)
  • It perched in a prominent corner of Puller's mind.†   (source)
  • Why PTSD is so prominent in some people and why it's not in others.†   (source)
  • And though Mortenson placed a large stack of CAI pamphlets prominently on the buffet table, at evening's end, he hadn't raised a cent from Lang for CAI.†   (source)
  • The entrance featured a prominent sign that stated NO LOUD music in both English and Spanish.†   (source)
  • Actress Ida Dunleavy Weds Prominent Banker, Stanford Williams.†   (source)
  • Newspaper sales rose as people scanned the donor lists and the photos of prominent citizens counting the funds.†   (source)
  • The islands were gray granite and rose prominently out of the sea like sentinels—which in a fashion they were.†   (source)
  • Nicholas Jenks was one of San Francisco's most prominent citizens.†   (source)
  • The vampire's face looked weary, drawn, his cheekbones more prominent and his brilliant green eyes enormous.†   (source)
  • The wedding Blanca had not wanted was held in the cathedral, with the blessings of the bishop and a train fit for a queen, sewn by the best tailor in the country, who had performed nothing short of a miracle by disguising the prominent stomach of the bride with layers of flowers and Greco-Roman pleats.†   (source)
  • Aarfy was always trying to help Nately because Nately's father was rich and prominent and in an excellent position to help Aarfy after the war.†   (source)
  • My in-laws' home sat prominently on the other side of the secondary gate to my left.†   (source)
  • He was looking for a more or less prominent vein.†   (source)
  • Then I fasten my name badge prominently on my lapel and start to walk around the arena.†   (source)
  • Heidi Enqvist was gorgeous, but alas not in her own eyes, and so she lacked the mystery and allure of Rita Vartanian, who despite her overbite and prominent nose managed to make Heidi envious.†   (source)
  • The old man sat at his desk, dark circles prominent under his eyes.†   (source)
  • One book had been bound in white, and it stood out , prominently on a shelf among the black-bound books around it.†   (source)
  • The headline alone was worth it for Sistrunk: PROMINENT MEMPHIS LAWYER JAILED IN MISSISSIPPI.†   (source)
  • What advantage comes to people, particularly prominent ones, in making themselves vulnerable by speaking from the heart, standing without defense before an audience of millions?†   (source)
  • The place where Captain Vel customarily took tea was not prominently marked.†   (source)
  • And the Brotherhood was going out of its way to make my name prominent.†   (source)
  • His hair was reddish brown, his eyes gray-blue, and the bridge of his prominent nose unusually wide.†   (source)
  • Once again black leaders like H. T Smith, a prominent lawyer, stepped in and went neighborhood to neighborhood, calling for peace.†   (source)
  • And he found himself sought after by the prominent firms that had rejected him earlier.†   (source)
  • Being part of the Post family, Michelle and the girls were prominently featured.†   (source)
  • …back for the quality of life you now offer; a country part of Europe's mainstream, having made the most of European structural funds but no longer reliant on them; some of the best business brains in the business world; leaders in popular culture, U2, the Corrs, Boyzone, B-Witched; a country that had the courage to elect its first woman president and liked it so much, you did it again; and the politics of Northern Ireland would be better for a few more women in prominent positions too.†   (source)
  • Sarah, I want you to pretend that you do not notice the rather prominent black eye exhibited by Mr. McDaniels.†   (source)
  • Kennedy and King, its most prominent voice, are politically shackled at the wrist—like it or not.†   (source)
  • Same serious expression, a slight gathering of the eyebrows, lips held tightly closed, cheekbones high and prominent.†   (source)
  • The wording of the paragraph suggested that her disappearance had been a prominent public issue, not yet dropped.†   (source)
  • The movement to change was supported by such prominent people as the late Alistair Cooke and Senator S. I. Hayakawa.†   (source)
  • I have to report that it come to my information that one prominent chief, namely, the Elesin Oba, is to commit death tonight as a result of native custom.†   (source)
  • A young uncle didn't count, even if he was a prominent reporter.†   (source)
  • Mr. McLean is prominently listed, sir.†   (source)
  • Pages continued to be torn out, ruining a good archival history of two semi-prominent Ceylon families.†   (source)
  • She has a prominent nose that seems just right and slightly off kilter at the same time.†   (source)
  • The writers of these letters ranged from the prominent to the obscure.†   (source)
  • Taurus and Libra individuals figure prominently.†   (source)
  • Instead, he was all black-and-white, lean and lanky, with a boyishly prominent Adam's apple and wrist bones as distinct as cabinet knobs.†   (source)
  • The same prominent people who have argued for and against the measures debated at the convention will also make the decisions at the convention.†   (source)
  • Only its distance from Bryn Shander had kept the town in the wood from being a more prominent member of Ten-Towns.†   (source)
  • Lieutenant, can you imagine how many media leaks we'd have if we had recordings of patients, some of whom are prominent citizens?†   (source)
  • The oligarchy confiscated the estates of Athenian aristocrats, banished 5,000 women, children, and slaves, and summarily executed about 1,500 of Athen's most prominent democrats.†   (source)
  • Even a prominent former Louisiana legislator, who wanted to help me while I was in school, was one of my clients.†   (source)
  • Then we spent hours going over the Party lists—plus prominent people not in the Party.†   (source)
  • Her nose was prominent and aquiline, her eyes were wide and brown.†   (source)
  • I'm sorry for asking, but we do try to keep people from bothering our more prominent guests.'†   (source)
  • There were also two large smoke generators prominently labeled DANGER, to be used for signaling to aircraft in case I got lost or — perhaps — in case the wolves closed in.†   (source)
  • His chest was sunken, the ribs so prominent they could be counted.†   (source)
  • His nose was beaked and his chin prominent and strong.†   (source)
  • November 2, 1959 In the morning I called the medical information service and asked for the names of some prominent dermatologists.†   (source)
  • A somewhat too prominent chin marred the suggestion of real beauty, but she had a vivacity, a luminous intensity which sometimes transformed her in a spectacular way; she glowed, she became all sparks and fire (Sophie often thought of the word fougueuse) like her hair.†   (source)
  • Of necessity, your actions will figure in it prominently.†   (source)
  • The long jaw under her bonnet was combatively prominent.†   (source)
  • He had prominent face bones and a streak of stickylooking brown hair falling across his forehead.†   (source)
  • Theirs had been an active, prosperous, and prominent family, important to the community in which they lived.†   (source)
  • Deputies to the Duma, the more prominent members of the old Zemstvos, and other public figures, businessmen and industrialists, are getting together.†   (source)
  • It does not match her healthy figure but is thin and pale with the bone structure prominent.†   (source)
  • In 1928, despite his continued differences with the Republican party and its administrations, the Nebraska Senator was one of the party's most prominent members, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a potential Presidential nominee.†   (source)
  • MORE I'm a prominent figure.†   (source)
  • Which is why a sudden craving for nature overtook a prominent lawyer in the midst of delicate contractual negotiations in one of Spaceland's luxurious conference rooms.†   (source)
  • He had the same open expression, the same prominent nose, the same full lower lip.†   (source)
  • He has dark hair and a prominent nose and two small, burning, intelligent eyes.†   (source)
  • Prominent citizens used to stand on the stone blocks in the courtyard to make speeches.†   (source)
  • He had the skin of a child, the eyes of a much older man and a prominent nose, crooked and bent but somehow giving stability to the rest of his face, like the keel of a yacht.†   (source)
  • Glasses balanced on the end of his prominent nose, he reads a verse, then another, before setting the Good Book on a side table.†   (source)
  • It talks about the azaleas and dogwoods that bloom in April, and proudly displays a picture of the town's most prominent citizen.†   (source)
  • After they had foiled the Ra'zac's counterattack, the prominent members of Carvahall had sequestered themselves in an attempt to decide what action the village should take and if Horst and his allies should be punished for initiating the hostilities.†   (source)
  • It was merely a question of altering a rather prominent nose and rounding a sharper chin than I remembered you having — as Delta, of course.†   (source)
  • A proud, stolid man with a prominent nose and large, sad eyes, Lord Richard Howe was fifty-five years old, older than Adams judged him.†   (source)
  • This idea was strongly affirmed by Manilal Gandhi, the Mahatma's son and the editor of the newspaper Indian Opinion, who was a prominent member of the SAIC.†   (source)
  • As he sat there beside her, she stole a glimpse of his face and decided that he was exceedingly agreeablelooking—unmistakably Jewish, with fine symmetrical lines and planes in the midst of which the strong, prominent nose was an adornment, as were his luminously intelligent eyes that could switch from compassion to humor and back again so rapidly and easily and naturally.†   (source)
  • The most prominent mountain was right below me—a long ridge with two distinct peaks.†   (source)
  • All artists wanted their work displayed prominently, not in some remoteLangdon hesitated.†   (source)
  • He thinks of the prominent front teeth and duck-like neck of Miss Faith Cartwright, and shivers.†   (source)
  • Sagging skin, sickly green, her ribs as prominent as a child's dead of starvation.†   (source)
  • Galls Mercer III was a prominent businessman and the nephew of the late Johnny Mercer.†   (source)
  • The pulse beat prominently in his forehead.†   (source)
  • That's a pretty big level of signification to hang on one word, even a very prominent one.†   (source)
  • Police beatings and killings became prominent.†   (source)
  • An Adam's apple is prominent on his neck.†   (source)
  • In addition to my grandfather, three other prominent Parisians were murdered today.†   (source)
  • Three prominent senators …. including the majority leader ….†   (source)
  • He was too prominent for things to be otherwise.†   (source)
  • Irony features fairly prominently in the use not only of Shakespeare but of any prior writer.†   (source)
  • Prominent New York editor Jonas Faukman tugged nervously at his goatee.†   (source)
  • A man's billfold bulges prominently from the front pocket of her jeans.†   (source)
  • She memorized lists of names — names of the prominent, of cruise ships, of good hotels.†   (source)
  • How could anyone possibly manage to bug these prominent people?†   (source)
  • It shows prominent cheekbones beside a long thin nose and a sharply squared-off jaw.†   (source)
  • The veins in his temples stood out prominently.†   (source)
  • As another prominent horn player says, "Sylvia can blow a house down."†   (source)
  • The bones of his face seemed to be sticking out more prominently than they had before.†   (source)
  • Police found his guns and notebooks containing "death lists" of prominent people.†   (source)
  • A small man, solidly built with jet hair combed slickly back from a prominent widow's peak.†   (source)
  • They moved through the ballroom, they circulated, seeing prominent people everywhere.†   (source)
  • Shouldn't we have Sir Olaf impersonate someone less prominent?†   (source)
  • He had the prominent ears of a Florent, even larger than his niece's.†   (source)
  • Other Kurds in Sweden got involved, including members of the prominent Baksi family.†   (source)
  • Wasn't Israel featured prominently in John s apocalypse?†   (source)
  • "The artwork that I'll display most prominently on Mount Olympus?†   (source)
  • One poster on the bulletin board was larger and more prominent than the others.†   (source)
  • Occasionally, it meant lugging a bulky tape recorder to the home or office of a prominent person.†   (source)
  • There were a couple of videos in which survivors -- Emmanuel, prominently -- described the massacre.†   (source)
  • Your nose is an English nose, at one time slightly more prominent than it is now.†   (source)
  • The target was a French restaurant where many prominent Washingtonians are known to eat.†   (source)
  • The president's prominent Adam's apple bobs as he swallows.†   (source)
  • A fraud and murder investigation into the alleged suicide of a prominent local banker.†   (source)
  • The study was given prominent play in Newsweek and Time.†   (source)
  • But prominent though they were, they were not the majority of those departing with the fleet.†   (source)
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