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Part of what distinguished Folklore from Swift’s other recent records was the lack of slick and precision-engineered radio-ready pop.

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The many honors Rich received include a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant in 1994, a National Book Award in 1974 and the National Book Foundation medal for distinguished contribution to American letters in 2005.

While a student at the Seattle Film Institute, Braden noted Henri's "regal presence and distinguished personality," and he featured the cat in a short film for class.

In a statement Monday night, Durbin thanked Feinstein for her “distinguished leadership on the Judiciary Committee during turbulent years” and announced that he intends to seek the top Democratic spot on the panel.

Roger Bales is a distinguished professor of Engineering at the University of California, Merced.

A former superintendent of Milwaukee schools, he is now a Distinguished Professor of Education at Marquette University.

"Clive has had a fantastic and distinguished career so we listen to what he has to say," he said.

He liked to recall his films from the '20s and '30s, in which he put distinguished West End actors on the screen.

A large number of detectives were involved, with long and distinguished records, from three different squads.

She too observed that the Picards not only took refuge behind the Germans but were further distinguished by their ill will.

He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.

“This house must have been the hotel of some distinguished family, Baron; it is nobly proportioned,” said David Arden.

A distinguished-looking man, evidently vested with authority, bustled forward and addressed him, civilly enough.

A characteristic which distinguished them and which impressed Mrs. Pontellier most forcibly was their entire absence of prudery.

William Woodville died; a distinguished English physician and medical writer.


On this page you'll find 130 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to distinguished, such as: acclaimed, brilliant, dignified, eminent, esteemed, and famed.

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