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Synonyms of 'prominent'

(adjective) 
Definition
widely known
a prominent member of the Law Society
Synonyms
famous
England's most famous landscape artist, John Constable
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leading
Britain's future as a leading industrial nation depends on investment.
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top
I need to have the top people in this company work together.
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chief
Financial stress is acknowledged as a chief reason for divorce.
The job went to one of his chief rivals.
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important
an important figure in the media world
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main
My main concern now is to protect the children.
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noted
Chomsky's father was a noted Hebrew scholar.
The paper has never been noted for its foreign affairs coverage.
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respected
a highly respected novelist
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celebrated
He was soon one of the most celebrated young painters in England.
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outstanding
an outstanding tennis player
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distinguished
a distinguished academic family
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well-known
He liked to surround himself with attractive or well-known people.
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notable
the notable occultist, Madame Blavatsky
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renowned
The area is renowned for its churches.
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big-time (informal)
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foremost
He was one of the world's foremost scholars.
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eminent
an eminent public figure
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major league (informal)
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pre-eminent
He is the pre-eminent political figure in the country.
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Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
standing out from the surroundings
the lighthouses that are still a prominent feature of the Scottish coast
Synonyms
noticeable
These changes have had no noticeable effect on productivity.
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striking
He bears a striking resemblance to Lenin.
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obvious
It's obvious that he doesn't like me.
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outstanding
an area of outstanding natural beauty
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remarkable
He was a remarkable man.
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pronounced
Most of the exhibition has a pronounced Scottish theme.
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blatant
blatant elitism
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to the fore
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unmistakable
the unmistakable aroma of freshly ground coffee
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salient
She read the salient facts quickly.
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in the foreground
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easily seen
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obtrusive
These heaters are less obtrusive and are easy to store in summer.
Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
jutting or projecting outwards
a low forehead and prominent eyebrows
Synonyms
jutting
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projecting
a piece of projecting metal
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standing out
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bulging
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hanging over
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protruding
protruding ears
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protuberant
a bulbous nose and large protuberant eyes
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protrusive
Opposites
receding
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indented
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of blatant
Definition
glaringly obvious
blatant elitism
in the sense of celebrated
Definition
well known
He was soon one of the most celebrated young painters in England.
in the sense of chief
Financial stress is acknowledged as a chief reason for divorce.The job went to one of his chief rivals.
Synonyms
highest,
key,
most important,
big-time (informal),
major league (informal),

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