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synonyms for bestowal

  • accordance
  • bestowment
  • conferral
  • disposal
  • grant
  • present
  • presentation
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Months after being named a Kennedy Center honoree, President Barack Obama bestowed upon Tyson his last Presidential Medal of Freedom.
IN ‘JUST AS I AM,’ ACTRESS CICELY TYSON REFLECTS ON 96 YEARS OF A LIFE WELL LIVEDTRE'VELL ANDERSONJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And, for what it’s worth, the best ranking bestowed upon Rivers in the yearly NFL Top 100 rankings was 17th in 2019 behind four other passers, Brees, Patrick Mahomes, Brady and Rodgers.
SORRY, BUT PHILIP RIVERS IS NOT A HALL OF FAME QUARTERBACKNEIL GREENBERGJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We are not talking necessarily about some grand cosmic meaning, or a divine meaning bestowed by God, or even a lasting, eternal meaning.
IS LIFE SPECIAL JUST BECAUSE IT’S RARE? - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEALAN LIGHTMANJANUARY 20, 2021NAUTILUS
For the first time, a vegan restaurant gets a Michelin star in FranceThis week, the dining guide arm of tire company Michelin returned to its home country, bestowing stars on 638 restaurants in France, including 57 new starred restaurants.
MICHELIN ANNOUNCES 2021 STARS FOR FRANCEMONICA BURTONJANUARY 20, 2021EATER
I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you’ve bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors.
OBAMA HAD A SECRET NOTE IN HIS POCKET DURING HIS INAUGURATION IN CASE OF AN ATTACKMICHAEL ROSENWALDJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"The request for a glass of water was evidently only an excuse for the bestowal of an extraordinarily large gratuity," said David.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Some talked in a low voice; others watched the king, awaiting the bestowal of a look or a word.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
"And my partial little daughter had the bestowal of such preferment and titles," he added laughingly.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
I see no wisdom in his bestowal of his property upon a slave; no affection in this slight upon his only son.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
When he returned he was followed by a waiter with a hamper to whose bestowal in the back of the car he looked carefully.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
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WORDS RELATED TO BESTOWAL

  • bestowal
  • bestowment
  • conferral
  • gift
  • grant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.