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Prominent synonyms
prŏm'ə-nənt
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Swelling outward; bulging.
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  1. Swelling outward; bulging.
  2. Bulging or swelling out; protruding; prominent
Enlarged or broad in meaning, scope, or influence:
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  1. Enlarged or broad in meaning, scope, or influence:
  2. Continued for a long period of time; protracted:
  3. Stretched or pulled out:
Easy to see or perceive; obvious
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  1. Easy to see or perceive; obvious
  2. Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable.
  3. Easy to notice; obvious:
Sticking out.
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  1. Sticking out.
  2. (Psychology) Giving an outward appearance, in order to avoid a direct connection or to disguise or inflate the real essence.
  1. Worthy of note; significant.
  2. Capable of being seen or noticed.
  3. Worthy of notice; significant:
Demanding great effort, ability, or endurance:
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  1. Demanding great effort, ability, or endurance:
  2. Having a rough irregular surface:
  3. Broken into sharp or irregular points; uneven; not smooth; rough
Boisterous, disorderly, or given to violence:
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  1. Boisterous, disorderly, or given to violence:
  2. Regarded as being risky, dangerous, offensive, etc., often as a result of lacking in conventional social controls
  3. Not perfected, completed, or fully detailed:
Having hummocks.
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  1. Sticking out; protruding.
  2. Tending to push self-assertively forward; brash:
  3. Noticeable; prominent, especially in a displeasing way.
Extruding or tending to extrude
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  1. Extruding or tending to extrude
  2. (Geol.) Designating or of igneous rock formed from lava that hardened on the surface of the earth, moon, etc.
  3. Derived from magma poured out or ejected at the earth's surface. Used of igneous rocks.
Pointing outward; jutting or projecting, as an angle
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  1. Pointing outward; jutting or projecting, as an angle
  2. Standing out from the rest; noticeable; conspicuous; prominent
  3. Projecting or jutting beyond a line or surface; protruding:
(Of a landscape) Abundant in hills; having many hills.
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  1. (Of a landscape) Abundant in hills; having many hills.
  2. Similar to a hill; steep.
  3. Full of hills; rugged, uneven, and rolling
Made light and high by yeast or other leaven.
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  1. Made light and high by yeast or other leaven.
  2. Projecting from a flat background; in relief; embossed:
  3. Made in low relief; embossed
With raised letters or images on the surface.
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Experiencing or exhibiting relief.
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  1. Experiencing or exhibiting relief.
Given to ordering others around; domineering.
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  1. Given to ordering others around; domineering.
  2. Tending to give orders to others, especially when unwarranted; domineering.
  3. Decorated with raised ornaments.
Curving outward, like the outer boundary of a circle or sphere.
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  1. Curving outward, like the outer boundary of a circle or sphere.
  2. Having a surface or boundary that curves or bulges outward, as the exterior of a sphere.
Developed or diversified, in regard to tastes, abilities, etc.
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  1. Developed or diversified, in regard to tastes, abilities, etc.
  2. (Phonet.) Articulated with the lips forming a circular or oval opening; labialized
  3. Shaped into the form of a circle or sphere; made round.
Perceptible; noticeable:
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  1. Perceptible; noticeable:
  2. Worthy of note or notice; remarkable:
  3. Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
Alternative spelling of preeminent.
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Occurring in advance; preceding.
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  1. Occurring in advance; preceding.
  2. Formulated so as to elicit a desired response:
  3. Of or performing a lead in a theatrical production:
Easy to see or perceive; obvious
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  1. Easy to see or perceive; obvious
  2. Attracting attention by being unexpected, unusual, outstanding, or egregious; striking
  3. Easy to notice; obvious:
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  1. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
  2. Prominent; distinguished; conspicuous
  3. Noticeable or conspicuous:
That strikes or is on strike
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  1. That strikes or is on strike
  2. Of that which makes a strong impression.
  3. Very noticeable or impressive; specif., very attractive in appearance
Readily noticed; conspicuous
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  1. Readily noticed; conspicuous
  2. Worthy of note; significant.
  3. Worthy of notice; significant:
Attracting attention; interesting; striking
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  1. Attracting attention; interesting; striking
Prominent and clear; striking and sharp
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  1. Prominent and clear; striking and sharp
  2. Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
  3. Strong or pronounced; prominent:
Easy to see or perceive; obvious
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  1. Easy to see or perceive; obvious
  2. Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable.
  3. Easy to notice; obvious:
Visually attractive:
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  1. Visually attractive:
  2. Alternative spelling of eye-catching.
  3. Visually attractive
(Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
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  1. (Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
  2. Explicitly characterized by or having a particular linguistic feature. For example, girls is marked for plural in English, whereas sheep is not.
  3. (Linguistics) Of a word, form, or phoneme: distinguished by a positive feature.
  1. Worthy of note; significant.
  2. Capable of being seen or noticed.
  3. Worthy of notice; significant:
Possible to observe:
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  1. Possible to observe:
  2. A measurable property of a physical system, such as mass or momentum. In quantum mechanics, observables correspond to mathematical operators used in the calculation of measurable quantities. Operators that do not commute , having a nonzero commutator , correspond to observables that cannot be precisely measured at the same time, such as momentum and position.
  3. That can be observed; visible; discernible; noticeable
Prominent; distinguished; conspicuous
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  1. Prominent; distinguished; conspicuous
  2. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
  3. Noticeable or conspicuous:
(Comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
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  1. (Comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
  2. Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing:
  3. Very evident; emphasized; conspicuous
Unmistakable or conspicuous
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  1. Unmistakable or conspicuous
  2. Strongly marked.
  3. Strongly marked; distinct:
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Unusual; extraordinary
  3. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
Most important or notable
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  1. Most important or notable
  2. Projecting or jutting beyond a line or surface; protruding:
  3. Standing out from the rest; noticeable; conspicuous; prominent
A fluctuating quantity or impulse whose variations represent information. The amplitude or frequency of voltage, current, electric field strength, light, and sound can be varied as signals representing information.
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  1. A fluctuating quantity or impulse whose variations represent information. The amplitude or frequency of voltage, current, electric field strength, light, and sound can be varied as signals representing information.
  2. Notably out of the ordinary:
  3. Not average or ordinary; remarkable; notable
That strikes or is on strike
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  1. That strikes or is on strike
  2. Of that which makes a strong impression.
  3. Very noticeable or impressive; specif., very attractive in appearance
Known and praised widely; noted.
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  1. Known and praised widely; noted.
  2. Much spoken of; famous; renowned
  3. Famous or widely praised for good works
Celebrated; eminent
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  1. Celebrated; eminent
  2. Dignified in conduct or appearance:
  3. Having a dignified appearance or demeanor
Outstanding or remarkable:
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  1. Outstanding or remarkable:
  2. Towering or standing out above others; prominent:
  3. Well-known and respected, especially for achievement in a particular field:
Widely known; renowned.
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  1. Widely known; renowned.
  2. Much talked about or widely known; famous; renowned (for something)
  3. Having fame; famous or noted
In the public eye.
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  1. In the public eye.
  2. Well known.
  3. (Informal) Excellent; very good; first-rate
Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
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  1. Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
  2. (Informal) Very good; first-rate:
  3. Eminent; distinguished:
Very clear; evident
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  1. Very clear; evident
  2. Well known and very distinguished; eminent.
  3. Very distinguished; famous; eminent; outstanding
Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
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  1. Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
  2. Perceptible; noticeable:
  3. Worthy of note or notice; remarkable:
Acknowledged or recorded, esp. officially
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  1. Acknowledged or recorded, esp. officially
  2. Distinguished; well-known; renowned; eminent
  3. Famous; well known because of one's reputation; celebrated.
Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
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  1. Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
Having prestige; esteemed.
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  1. Having prestige; esteemed.
  2. Having or imparting prestige
  3. (Archaic) Of or characterized by legerdemain or deception
Arousing fear or awe; formidable.
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  1. Arousing fear or awe; formidable.
  2. Commanding respect
  3. Worthy of respect or honor.
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