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prominent
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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1  —1 use as in:
a prominent politician
Definition
well-known or important — especially of a person who is respected
  • In it lies a child of seven, the only daughter of a prominent citizen.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (52% in)
prominent = well-known or important
There are no more uses of "prominent" flagged with this meaning in The Brothers Karamazov.

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  • His rather large, prominent, dark eyes had an expression of firm determination, and yet there was a vague look in them, too.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (58% in)
  • He knew he would play a prominent part of some sort, but Alyosha, who was attached to him, was distressed to see that his friend Rakitin was dishonorable, and quite unconscious of being so himself, considering, on the contrary, that because he would not steal money left on the table he was a man of the highest integrity.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (88% in)
  • Her upper lip was thin, but the slightly prominent lower lip was at least twice as full, and looked pouting.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (83% in)
  • His eyes were gray, large and luminous, but strikingly prominent.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (10% in)
  • (d) The Mysterious Visitor He had long been an official in the town; he was in a prominent position, respected by all, rich and had a reputation for benevolence.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (44% in)
  • The Second Ordeal "You don't know how you encourage us, Dmitri Fyodorovitch, by your readiness to answer," said Nikolay Parfenovitch, with an animated air, and obvious satisfaction beaming in his very prominent, short-sighted, light gray eyes, from which he had removed his spectacles a moment before.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (31% in)
  • I may have selected as of most interest what was of secondary importance, and may have omitted the most prominent and essential details.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (0% in)

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