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To be, or to become obvious or noticeable

stand out

to be easy to see or notice because of being different

jump out at

if something jumps out at you, you notice it immediately

stick out

to be easy to notice or remember because of being unusual or different

stare someone in the face

if something is staring you in the face, it should be obvious to you

stand out in a crowd

to be very different and easy to notice

dominate

verb

if an object dominates a place, it is so big or high that it is easy to notice

get noticed

to get attention from other people

leap off the page

to be immediately obvious, or to immediately get your attention

shine through

if a good feeling or quality shines through, it is very noticeable

pervade

verb

to spread through the whole of something and become a very obvious feature of it

the deep web

a part of the Internet that cannot be accessed with conventional browsers or search tools, often used for illegal activity

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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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