The widespread damage caused by the Yellowstone wildfires, especially the destruction of the historic vegetation mosaic and its replacement with a monoculture of lodgepole pine, is a conspicuous
example of the deterioration.
Summary: The Beatles are finally available on iTunes, filling a conspicuous
gap in the digital music store's library.
The Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology research found that the large birds lift and point their bottoms towards the Sun to display their white body feathers, thereby becoming more conspicuous
and visible to females.
2 : attracting attention (as by size or position) : conspicuous
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Avanto's chapel links these disparate elements in the landscape without being an overtly conspicuous
presence, despite its evident newness.
Vatican II's emphasis on social justice and individual conscience are conspicuous
by their absence in Santorum's rendering.
Some proper names are misspelled, there are conspicuous
typos and grammatical errors and in spots, the clumsy writing obscures meaning.
The main argument they've had to counter also plays a conspicuous
role in debates over government efforts to discourage risky habits such as smoking, drinking, and overeating.
It was by honoring God in this way--through conspicuous
expenditure--that a society of bankers and cloth merchants invested in the salvation of its soul.
That aside, Conspicuous
is ``a gentleman in every way'' and has been so in the three years he has been with Kittow, taking big steps along a new learning curve as he goes.
Schools in France have begun expelling Muslim girls who continue to wear headscarves despite a law forbidding conspicuous
religious symbols at public schools.
Another hypothesis was that the visual drama on a reef represents conspicuous
warnings that certain fish bear distasteful or toxic flesh: "Eat at your own risk.