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 for stand out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stand out
      v 1: be highly noticeable [syn: leap out, jump out, jump,
           stand out, stick out]
      2: distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math" [syn: excel,
         stand out, surpass]
      3: steer away from shore, of ships
      4: be stubborn in resolution or resistance

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "stand out":
     aller sans dire, amount to something, appear, balk, be evident,
     be featured, be manifest, be no secret, be noticeable,
     be prominent, be revealed, be seen, be somebody, be something,
     be visible, beetle, bristle up, bulk, bulk large, carry weight,
     cock up, come across, count, cut ice, cut some ice, die hard,
     exceed, extrude, get top billing, glare, go without saying,
     hang out, hold out, import, jut, jut out, loom, loom large, matter,
     meet the gaze, need no explanation, not budge, outsoar, outstrip,
     overhang, overtop, persevere, poke, poke out, pouch, pout, project,
     protrude, protuberate, rear, rise above, sauter aux yeux,
     shine out, shine through, shoot out, shoot up, shout, show,
     show through, show up, signify, soar, speak for itself,
     stand forth, stand pat, star, start up, stick out, stick up,
     stickle, strike the eye, take no denial, tell, tower, tower above,
     transcend, weigh

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