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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconspicuouscon‧spic‧u‧ous /kənˈspɪkjuəs/ ●○○ adjective  1 OBVIOUSvery easy to notice opp inconspicuous The notice must be displayed in a conspicuous place. a bird with conspicuous white markings I felt very conspicuous in my red coat.see thesaurus at obvious2 VERYconspicuous success, courage etc is very great and impressive He had represented Italy with conspicuous success. The award is given for notable or conspicuous achievement in science.3 be conspicuous by your/its absence
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conspicuousI don't want them stabling their mounts here, it'd be too conspicuous.If so, this series is unlikely to have been conspicuous after the third quarter of the second century.In no direction was the ability of McClellan so conspicuous as in organizing.Cuzco's few tourists are conspicuous as they explore the old cobbled streets.In fact, they are conspicuous by their absence.Perhaps the most conspicuous example of this well-intentioned foolishness is the minimum wage.They flower as a rule above the water surface and, unlike the preceding group, they develop more conspicuous flowers.Johnson received a medal for conspicuous gallantry.It was a small country town, and Lauren looked very conspicuous in her fashionable New York clothes.Downtown business owners say they want the city's homeless shelter moved to a less conspicuous location.A conspicuous, stationary owl is a major target for mobbing.In fact, it would seem to be quite the reverse: Gaudy males should be more conspicuous to their enemies.
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