One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his rise to prominence was meteoric’
fame, celebrity, eminence, pre-eminence, importance, distinction, greatness, note, notability, prestige, stature, standing, position, rank, renown, repute, illustriousness, acclaim, influence, account, consequence, visibility
2‘the US and UK press gave prominence to the reports’
good coverage, close attention, importance, precedence, weight, a high profile, top billing, noticeability
3‘the steep rocky prominence resembled a snow-capped mountain’
hillock, hill, hummock, mound, outcrop, spur, rise, tor, ridge, peak, pinnacle, elevation
promontory, cliff, crag, headland, height
4‘bony prominences in the arm and leg’
protuberance, projection, swelling, bump, bulge, lump
technical process, bulla
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