prominent part

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The last ingredient played a very prominent part in the salad; stale eggs and roasted cocks'-combs furnished the grand dish of the repast; the wine even was not without a disgusting taste--it was like a medicinal draught.
In the discussion from day to day of the various features of this programme, the question came up as to the advisability of putting a member of the Negro race on for one of the opening addresses, since the Negroes had been asked to take such a prominent part in the Exposition.
The two drinks made him very merry--almost idiotically so, and he began to take a most lively and prominent part in the proceedings, particularly in the music and catcalls and side remarks.
He was something of a politician, and had always taken a prominent part in the local elections, so he knew the proper Parliamentary expressions to use.
Fill the bill in some prominent part, and you'll never be suspected of doubling it with another of equal prominence.
A complete revolution, in which Peggotty bore a prominent part, was being effected in every corner of my rooms, in regard of this pepper; and I was looking on, thinking how little even Peggotty seemed to do with a good deal of bustle, and how much Agnes did without any bustle at all, when a knock came at the door.
It is safe to say that there was no public case of any difficulty in which he was not consulted during those eight years, and there were hundreds of private cases, some of them of the most intricate and extraordinary character, in which he played a prominent part.
The digital distribution of games and online gaming services is expected to become a prominent part of the gaming software market in the US, and is expected to lead to the growth of the market.
Daniela Ryf mastered the women's competition and Jan Frodeno dominated the men's group, played a prominent part in his team's achievement.
Lawrence Kenwright is looking to find the clock that was once a prominent part of the 30 James Street building.
Salmond has played a prominent part in debates over the Scotland Bill and the referendum on European Union membership.
He pointed out that the Armenians who escaped the mass massacres perpetrated by the criminal Ottomans have become throughout time a prominent part of the Syrian society.