Examples of prominent in a Sentence
- … and a small precise mouth he kept pursed over teeth a shade too prominent and yellow. —John Updike, The Afterlife, 1994
- When the easy way out seemed to be for a number of prominent men to support a petition to get Davis a pardon, which, if granted, would get the President and others off the hook, Davis was determined to let them hang there. —Robert Penn Warren, Jefferson Davis Gets His Citizenship Back, 1980
- His eyes, which tended to bulge when he was exercised, were not quite prominent. —E. L. Doctorow, Ragtime, 1974
- I don't mind his calling me raw. He is reckoned raw himself and at the same time perhaps the most prominent of the younger poets here. —Robert Frost, letter, c. 16 June 1913
He quickly became prominent in the music industry.
He placed the award in a prominent position on his desk.
He has a prominent nose.
the most prominent peak in the mountain range
Recent Examples of prominent from the Web
In the Middle Ages, herbs were more prominent than flowers, especially dill and garlic, which supposedly kept evil spirits and bad luck away.
Political polarization was already prominent in the community before Veterans Day.
As for the politics, reform’s passage shows the GOP’s growth wing is still prominent.
No doubt, these themes will be prominent in Schama’s next volume.
In other words, Lyric is reusing most of the set design, costumes, and props from a production first staged when conversations about cultural appropriation were far less prominent.
Scientific jobs needed in the field of clean meat will become more prominent in the world of food production.
Thus far, sticks are far more prominent than carrots.
White Mississippians were particularly prominent as present Gov. Phil Bryant, former Gov. William F. Winter, Lt.
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Synonym Discussion of prominent
- a piano recital with no noticeable errors
- a film of remarkable intelligence and wit
- a doctor who occupies a prominent position in the town
- honored for her outstanding contributions to science
- conspicuous bureaucratic waste
- the salient points of the speech
- the region's striking poverty
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Definition of prominent for Students
- prominent citizens
- Long hair covers her prominent ears.
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