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synonyms for obvious

  • accessible
  • clear
  • conspicuous
  • discernible
  • distinct
  • evident
  • glaring
  • indisputable
  • noticeable
  • overt
  • palpable
  • pronounced
  • recognizable
  • self-evident
  • straightforward
  • undeniable
  • unmistakable
  • visible
  • barefaced
  • bright
  • clear as a bell
  • conclusive
  • distinguishable
  • explicit
  • exposed
  • in evidence
  • lucid
  • manifest
  • observable
  • open
  • patent
  • perceivable
  • perceptible
  • plain
  • precise
  • prominent
  • public
  • self-explanatory
  • standing out
  • transparent
  • unconcealed
  • undisguised
  • unsubtle
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antonyms for obvious

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  • ambiguous
  • concealed
  • dark
  • disputable
  • doubtful
  • dubious
  • dull
  • fuzzy
  • hidden
  • inconspicuous
  • indefinite
  • indistinct
  • invisible
  • obscure
  • obscured
  • questionable
  • secret
  • uncertain
  • unclear
  • unknown
  • unnoticeable
  • unsure
  • vague
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How to use obvious in a sentence

This is a choice by the two companies’ engineers, but when there are modes offered for driver selection, a Winter mode seems like an obvious choice.
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As if the hazards weren’t obvious, the Forest Service had strapped an emergency spine board to a wooden post directly below.
A DAY’S DRIVE FROM CHICAGO, EXPLORING A VERY DIFFERENT ILLINOISCARSON VAUGHANFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For the Neanderthals, there doesn't seem to be any sort of obvious difference.
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However, as abundantly obvious given recent fluctuations in model projections more than a couple of days in the future, the specifics of these forecasts are likely to change.
SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT, MAINLY SOUTH OF D.C., BEFORE POSSIBLE ICE ON SATURDAYJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The reason behind this gap in perception between the people who knew Carmichael and those who knew only an image they themselves had helped to create seems obvious.
‘THE LADY AND THE DALE’ EXPLORES TRANSPHOBIA IN 1970S AMERICAJOHN PAUL KINGFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It’s worth holding our most established nature writers to a higher standard than pointing out the obvious.
WHAT GRETEL EHRLICH GETS WRONG ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGEERIN BERGERFEBRUARY 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The reason why Robinhood was able to raise lots more cash very quickly was because the company’s PFOF revenue driver likely went into overdrive during the mess that was the GameStop period, This is somewhat obvious, as many people were trading.
HOW THE GAMESTOP STONKATHON HELPED ROBINHOOD RAISE $3.4B LAST WEEKALEX WILHELMFEBRUARY 5, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Suddenly, the potential for a November meltdown was obvious.
THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SHADOW CAMPAIGN THAT SAVED THE 2020 ELECTIONMOLLY BALLFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
To Tom Alberg, a venture capitalist and longtime Amazon director who stepped down from the board two years ago, Jassy was the obvious choice.
JEFF BEZOS STEPPING DOWN AS AMAZON CEO, TRANSITIONING TO EXECUTIVE CHAIR ROLEJAY GREENE, TONY ROMMFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Until about 2000, when the shift to the right is obvious anyway.
THOSE BIG, MISLEADING MAPS OF PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS BY LAND AREA ARE GETTING WORSEPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO OBVIOUS

  • absolute
  • accepted
  • aphoristic
  • apothegmatic
  • assumed
  • certain
  • fundamental
  • given
  • indubitable
  • manifest
  • obvious
  • proverbial
  • self-evident
  • unquestioned
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