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English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologue; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1882-1941) Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf , Virginia Woolf , Woolf
extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills Amanita phalloides , death angel , death cap , death cup , destroying angel
South American fibrous-rooted begonias having prominent basal leaf lobes suggesting angels' wings and racemes of coral-red flowers angel-wing begonia , Begonia cocchinea
murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed assassin , assassinator , bravo
English architect who played a prominent role in the 19th century revival of Gothic architecture (1812-1852) Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin , Pugin
English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961) Bell , Vanessa Bell , Vanessa Stephen
register of persons who are socially prominent blue book
Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come; introduced in United States boar , Sus scrofa , wild boar
someone who escorts and protects a prominent person bodyguard , escort
enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol brandy nose , copper nose , hammer nose , hypertrophic rosacea , potato nose , rhinophyma , rum-blossom , rum nose , toper's nose
Central American orchid having spiderlike flowers with prominent green warts Brassia verrucosa , spider orchid
genus of herbs of southwestern America having usually creamy florets followed by one-seeded fruits in a prominent bristly sheath Brickellia , genus Brickelia
(Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes cardinal
prominent aspect of something characteristic , feature
French revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791) Comte de Mirabeau , Honore-Gabriel Victor Riqueti , Mirabeau
any of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones coneflower
largest genus in the Agaricales; agarics having rusty spores and prominent cortinae (cobwebby partial veils) Cortinarius , genus Cortinarius
side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object) face
prominent part feature
special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine feature , feature article
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