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conspicuous

adjective uk   us   /kənˈspɪk.ju.əs/
very noticeable or attracting attention, often in a way that is not wanted: In China, her blonde hair was conspicuous. He tried not to look conspicuous and moved slowly along the back of the room.
Opposite
conspicuously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
in a way that is conspicuous: The temple's grand white arches rose conspicuously over the dirty decaying city.
conspicuousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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