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.
His constant use of alliteration is very skilful; the frequency of the alliteration on w is conspicuous but apparently accidental.
'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?
consumption in its proper perspective is still not complete, and it is evident in the continuing interests of researchers.
But he was 'so conspicuous
' he was in constant danger of attack.
When you've been conspicuous
by your absence, there's nothing better than making a conspicuous
Lang and his colleagues note that the insects may remain inactive and silent to be less conspicuous
when conditions favor predators, other than bats, that rely strongly on sight.