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prominent
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a prominent politician
Definition
well-known or important — especially of a person who is respected
  • 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.
    Chapter 5 (52% in)
prominent = well-known or important
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  • She was a widow, and a Prominent Baptist, and a Good Influence.
    Chapter 6 (8% in)
  • Among those present were Mesdames Kennicott, Elder—— Dr. Will Kennicott, for the past several years one of our most popular and skilful physicians and surgeons, gave the town a delightful surprise when he returned from an extended honeymoon tour in Colorado this week with his charming bride, nee Miss Carol Milford of St. Paul, whose family are socially prominent in Minneapolis and Mankato.
    Chapter 5 (55% in)
  • Mrs. Kennicott is a lady of manifold charms, not only of striking charm of appearance but is also a distinguished graduate of a school in the East and has for the past year been prominently connected in an important position of responsibility with the St. Paul Public Library, in which city Dr. "Will" had the good fortune to meet her.
    Chapter 5 (56% in)
  • As you may possibly know, my husband is prominent in Congregational circles all through the state for his advocacy of church-union.
    Chapter 11 (39% in)
  • Do you know that men like you, prominent men, do quite a reasonable amount of harm by insisting that your native towns and native states are perfect?
    Chapter 23 (78% in)
  • Carol never became a prominent suffragist.
    Chapter 37 (47% in)

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