One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the reason was blindingly obvious’
clear, plain, plain to see, crystal clear, evident, apparent, manifest, patent, conspicuous, pronounced, transparent, clear-cut, palpable, prominent, marked, decided, salient, striking, distinct, bold, noticeable, perceptible, perceivable, visible, discernible, detectable, observable, tangible, recognizable
unmistakable, indisputable, self-evident, incontrovertible, incontestable, axiomatic, demonstrable, undeniable, as plain as a pikestaff, staring someone in the face, writ large, beyond doubt, beyond question, written all over one, as clear as day, blinding, inescapable
overt, open, undisguised, unconcealed, frank, glaring, blatant, flagrant
informal as plain as the nose on one's face, standing out like a sore thumb, sticking out like a sore thumb, standing out a mile, sticking out a mile, right under one's nose
imperceptible, inconspicuous, obscure
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