PROMINENCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of prominence
Definition:
n. relative importance; property of being prominent; a standing out from the surface of something
n. something prominent, especially an area of land raised above its surroundings
Example:
They need to realize that Hispanics and Blacks are rising in prominence in our country and the day that the rich white guy could rule everything is ending.
The new design will give posts like places and third-party apps more prominence; people tagged in a video or those who share an post will have a thumbnail appear on the left side.
Last week, investors around the world were stunned when Bill Gross, the co-founder of Pimco - the world's largest bond fund - announced his departure from the firm. But what is Pimco, and how did it and Mr Gross come into prominence?
Sentence in Classic:
The feeling he had nourished and given prominence to was one of thankfulness for his escape: he was like a traveller so grateful for rescue from a dangerous accident that at first he is hardly conscious of his bruises.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
He had risen to prominence in the campaigns in Tennessee and the West, and his reputation as a determined and ruthless fighter was growing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He was successfully supplanted for a while, at the beginning of the present century, by Buonaparte; but as process of time rendered the latter personage stale and ineffective the older phrase resumed its early prominence.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
During the campaign one was not dependent upon the street corner affairs, where the weather and the quality of the orator were equally uncertain; there were hall meetings every night, and one could hear speakers of national prominence.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
Regarding his procession of memory he felt gleeful and unregretting, for in it his public deeds were paraded in great and shining prominence.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
As is apt to be the case when a person stands out in any prominence before the community, and, at the same time, interferes neither with public nor individual interests and convenience, a species of general regard had ultimately grown up in reference to Hester Prynne.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
The faith of these two leading denominations was more suited to the slave church from the prominence they gave to religious feeling and fervor.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
I have often said to my friends that if I can use whatever prominence may have come to me as an instrument with which to do good, I am content to have it.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context