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“Eyes Wide Shut” meets abandoned mansion horror flick for the conspicuous consumption set

From Eater

Mounting your monitor on an arm also makes your space easier to clean, and the result is an undeniably sleek and integrated look without the bulky, conspicuous factory base.

Despite these conspicuous failures, climate change too is now being described with the rhetoric of warfare.

From Fortune

In terms of design, the skull core of the equipment was made from single sheet bronze, while the conspicuous apex was made separately and then tightly riveted to the main helmet.

Used primarily for ventilation purposes, this conspicuous aperture also allowed the entry of rainwater, which was then collected on the floor-based cavity known as the impluvium and then passed on to the underground cisterns for household usage.

The system is truck-mounted and road-mobile, as are the big and conspicuous radars that stood next to it on display.

For Shaftel this kind of licentious behavior amounts to “conspicuous consumption disguised as urbanity.”

Any list of his conspicuous qualities turns out to be a recitation of opposites.

As recently as a few years ago, buying and driving a hybrid was an exercise in conspicuous consumption.

It was a dizzying time, and Shaquille handled an array of new situations with conspicuous aplomb.

The doctrine of international free trade, albeit the most conspicuous of its applications, was but one case under the general law.

Here was none of the old-time stiffness of Capheaton, and there was a conspicuous absence of dead masters and their pupils.

The movements which its active motion causes among the corpuscles render it conspicuous.

The more conspicuous characteristics of the blood in various diseases have been mentioned in previous sections.

Although all varieties are increased, the characteristic and conspicuous cell is the myelocyte.

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On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conspicuous, such as: apparent, discernible, distinct, evident, noticeable, and visible.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.