Having completed their preparations, the girls now exhibited themselves in gala costume; the most conspicuous
feature of which was a necklace of beautiful white flowers, with the stems removed, and strung closely together upon a single fibre of tappa.
But if the Countess Olenska was less conspicuous
than had been hoped, the Duke was almost invisible.
The Faerie Queene' is the only long Elizabethan poem of the very highest rank, but Spenser, as we have seen, is almost equally conspicuous
as a lyric poet.
One conspicuous peculiarity of the early aerial fighting arose from the profound secrecy with which the airships had been prepared.
His attention went from incident to incident in the vast clearness overhead; these conspicuous cases of destruction caught and held his mind; it was only very slowly that any sort of scheme manifested itself between those nearer, more striking episodes.
It was then the idea came to Bert that he was altogether too conspicuous in the middle of the bridge, and that he took to his heels towards Goat Island.
It was conspicuous
of course in Miles in particular that he appeared to wish to show how easily he could let me down.
He never ran if he could help it, because he knew it made his limp more conspicuous
, and he adopted a peculiar walk.
There was an extra bed in it tonight, very near my own, but differently shaped, and scarcely less conspicuous
was the new mantel-shelf ornament: a tumbler of milk, with a biscuit on top of it, and a chocolate riding on the biscuit.
How could they have been insensible to this dreadful object now so conspicuous
in the white moonlight?
The historically unprecedented wildfires in Yellowstone are just a conspicuous
example of the potential magnitude of manmade changes.
For much of the twentieth century, Americans have been fascinated with the automobile; therefore, Conspicuous
Production: Automobiles and Elites in Detroit, 1899-1933, by Donald Finlay Davis, will be of interest to many readers.
James McMillan, to take only one of Davis's conspicuous
producers, was a man of broad vision.
The leisure class, Veblen said, justifies itself solely by practicing " conspicuous
leisure and conspicuous
consumption "; he defined waste as any activity not contributing to material productivity.
A number of MEMS vendors are conspicuous
for their innovation.