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prominent
used in Outliers

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  • Several ran for public office, and there were two superior court justices, one municipal court judge, two members of the California state legislature, and one prominent state official.
    Chapter 3 (94% in)
  • Here is how the incident is described in American Prometheus, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin's biography of Oppenheimer: "After protracted negotiations, it was agreed that Robert would be put on probation and have regular sessions with a prominent Harley Street psychiatrist in London.
    Chapter 4 (31% in)
  • His head is large, framed by long prominent ears, and his narrow blue eyes are hidden by oversize aviator-style glasses.
    Chapter 5 (0% in)
  • He married the very beautiful Lillian Levantin, who was the daughter of a prominent Talmudist.
    Chapter 5 (34% in)
  • Ted Friedman, the prominent litigator in the 1970s and 1980s, remembers as a child going to concerts with his mother at Carnegie Hall.
    Chapter 5 (88% in)
  • But she had gone to work as a seamstress at the age of fifteen and had become a prominent garment union organizer, and what you learn in that world is that through your own powers of persuasion and initiative, you can take your kids to Carnegie Hall.
    Chapter 5 (89% in)

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