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 Meanings and Examples of PROMINENT
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prominent
 a.  very well known and important; immediately noticeable
Classic Sentence: (73 in 5 pages)
1  The red color of her skin, narrow high forehead, prominent cheek bones and the hawk-bridged nose which flattened at the end above thick negro lips, all showed the mixture of two races.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  The high cheek bones were more prominent, the hawk-bridged nose was sharper and her copper skin gleamed with a brighter hue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  The jails were full of prominent citizens and there they stayed without hope of early trial.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
4  Worst of all the traitors were the daughters of some of Atlanta's most prominent families.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
5  And always the word "if" had the most prominent part in the talk.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
6  But, oddly enough, the fact that he had saved the lives of some of Atlanta's most prominent men was what aroused the hottest hate of Atlanta's ladies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
7  Now that she was rich and secure in the friendship of the governor and many prominent Republicans, she could be insulting to every blue uniform she saw.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
8  As you may possibly know, my husband is prominent in Congregational circles all through the state for his advocacy of church-union.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  Carol never became a prominent suffragist.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
10  These were his prominent features; the tokens whereby, even in the limitless, uncharted seas, he revealed his identity, at a long distance, to those who knew him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
11  She was a terrifying-looking person; almost a giantess in height, raw-boned, with iron-grey hair, a face always flushed, and prominent, hysterical eyes.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
12  A large majority of the "superior" white men prominent in the affair are the reputed fathers of mulatto children.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
13  She has a broad Slavic face, with prominent red cheeks.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
14  Their shots into thickets and at distant and prominent trees spoke to him of tragedies--hidden, mysterious, solemn.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
15  He bethought him of certain meals his mother had cooked at home, in which those dishes of which he was particularly fond had occupied prominent positions.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  The single tree in the field is prominent.
2  He has been a prominent victim of alleged witch-hunts against whistle-blowers in the NHS.
3  He played a prominent part in the campaign.
4  She is a prominent citizen of the town.
5  He is a prominent writer on civil liberties.
6  Here the window plays a prominent part in the design.
7  Mandela played a prominent role in the early years of the ANC.
8  The church tower was a prominent feature in the landscape.
9  The house is in a prominent position on the village green.
10  She was prominent in the fashion industry.
11  Nuclear weapons will play a less prominent part in NATO's armoury in the future.
12  Hughes was the second prominent researcher at Georgetown to face problems because of reproductive research.
13  The government should be playing a more prominent role in promoting human rights.
14  Several prominent Republicans have already made it clear that they will call the expiration of this tax cut a tax increase.
15  This insight is then applied to three prominent proposals.