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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.TAYLOR SWIFT, POP CULTURE WORKHORSECONSTANCE GRADYDECEMBER 11, 2020VOX
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.GET TO KNOW QUEER LITERARY ICON ADRIENNE RICHKATHI WOLFEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
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.R.I.P. HENRI, LE CHAT NOIR, ANGST-RIDDEN FELINE YOUTUBE STAR FOR THE AGESJENNIFER OUELLETTEDECEMBER 10, 2020ARS TECHNICA
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.SEN. FEINSTEIN TO STEP DOWN AS TOP DEMOCRAT ON JUDICIARY COMMITTEEFELICIA SONMEZ, SEUNG MIN KIMNOVEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Roger Bales is a distinguished professor of Engineering at the University of California, Merced.HEALTHY FORESTS DO MORE THAN JUST PREVENT WILDFIRESBY BALES & CONKLIN/THE CONVERSATIONOCTOBER 19, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
Glaeser is regarded as one of the most distinguished urban economists of his generation.IS NEW YORK CITY OVER? (EP. 434)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 8, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday, at the age of 87, brought a close to one of the most distinguished lives and careers in the history of the American judiciary.GINSBURG’S PASSING SETS STAGE FOR CONTENTIOUS POLITICAL FIGHT OVER NEXT SUPREME COURT JUSTICEREYMASHAYEKHISEPTEMBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
“This house must have been the hotel of some distinguished family, Baron; it is nobly proportioned,” said David Arden.CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A distinguished-looking man, evidently vested with authority, bustled forward and addressed him, civilly enough.THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY

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