prominence


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a natural land elevation

Synonyms for prominence

the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent

relative importance

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Their prominence was wholly gone; they were not even worth drowning; so I removed that detail.
I have often said to my friends that if I can use whatever prominence may have come to me as an instrument with which to do good, I am content to have it.
During the days when we were preparing for the President's reception, dozens of these people came to me and said that, while they did not want to push themselves into prominence, if there was anything they could do to help, or to relieve me personally, I had but to intimate it and they would be only too glad to assist.
The latter object, being more successfully depicted by the artist, stood out in far greater prominence than the sacred volume.
As we strolled on, climbing up higher and higher, we were continually bringing neighboring peaks into view and lofty prominence which had been hidden behind lower peaks before; so by and by, while standing before a group of these giants, we looked around for the chalet again; there it was, away down below us, apparently on an inconspicuous ridge in the valley
Seth's broad shoulders have a slight stoop; his eyes are grey; his eyebrows have less prominence and more repose than his brother's; and his glance, instead of being keen, is confiding and benign.
Whatever profession you looked at, there was a Warburton or an Alardyce, a Millington or a Hilbery somewhere in authority and prominence.
The sudden light upon his face, as he struck a match, seemed to bring into vivid prominence something there, indescribable in words, yet which affected his hearers equally with the low gravity of his speech.
Upon this, a second lady among the company assumed a position of prominence, and answered the young person who had just spoken with a look of mild reproof, and in a tone of benevolent protest.
Its surface is dotted all over with little conical prominences, looking not unlike the knobs, on an antiquated church door.
This fertile and sheltered tract of country, in which the fields are never brown and the springs never dry, is bounded on the south by the bold chalk ridge that embraces the prominences of Hambledon Hill, Bulbarrow, Nettlecombe-Tout, Dogbury, High Stoy, and Bubb Down.
The light, on a level with her chin, drew out of the darkness her puckered throat and the projecting wrist of the hand that clutched the quilt, and deepened fantastically the hollows and prominences of her high-boned face under its ring of crimping-pins.
Winning the bid to host FIBA 2023 World Cup together with Japan and Indonesia marks the country's re-emergence and rising prominence in the world of international sports,' Andanar said in a separate statement.
A DRUGS baron who rose to prominence over his links to Curtis Warren is back under the gaze of police.
HK) has today proudly announced the completion of the acquisition of Prominence Financials Limited ("Prominence Financials") and Prominence Asset Management Limited ("Prominence Asset Management"), officially entering Hong Kong's securities trading (type 1) and asset management (type 9) sectors.