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synonyms for famous

  • acclaimed
  • brilliant
  • distinguished
  • eminent
  • excellent
  • glorious
  • grand
  • great
  • honored
  • illustrious
  • important
  • influential
  • leading
  • memorable
  • noted
  • notorious
  • outstanding
  • powerful
  • preeminent
  • prominent
  • recognized
  • remarkable
  • renowned
  • splendid
  • well-known
  • applauded
  • august
  • celebrated
  • conspicuous
  • elevated
  • exalted
  • extraordinary
  • foremost
  • imposing
  • in limelight
  • in spotlight
  • mighty
  • much-publicized
  • noble
  • noteworthy
  • of note
  • peerless
  • reputable
  • signal
  • talked about
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antonyms for famous

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  • bad
  • common
  • contemptible
  • inconspicuous
  • ineffective
  • infamous
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • little
  • low
  • normal
  • obscure
  • ordinary
  • poor
  • powerless
  • regular
  • small
  • stupid
  • typical
  • unimportant
  • unimpressive
  • unknown
  • unnoteworthy
  • unremarkable
  • usual
  • weak
  • unnotable
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Ratched’s famous keychain is a link between Fletcher and Paulson.
‘RATCHED’ BRINGS BACK ICONIC CINEMATIC VILLAINBRIAN T. CARNEYSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
For proof of concept, they decided to digitally reproduce Dutch master Johannes Vermeer's famous painting Girl With a Pearl Earring—just painted in light instead of pigment.
THIS TINY REPRODUCTION OF GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING IS “PAINTED” WITH LIGHTJENNIFER OUELLETTESEPTEMBER 11, 2020ARS TECHNICA
The Fifth isn’t just a famous melody — it’s a story of despair, Beethoven’s deafness, and establishing the will to go on.
BEETHOVEN’S 5TH SYMPHONY IS A LESSON IN FINDING HOPE IN ADVERSITYCHARLIE HARDINGSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
Dan’s view that the main thing in universal grammar—following on a famous paper by Hauser, Chomsky, and Fitch—is something like Merge.
TALKING IS THROWING FICTIONAL WORLDS AT ONE ANOTHER - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEKEVIN BERGERSEPTEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
There are open-source programs people can access for free online, and as far as finding video footage of famous people—well, we’ve got YouTube to thank for how easy that is.
MICROSOFT’S NEW DEEPFAKE DETECTOR PUTS REALITY TO THE TESTVANESSA BATES RAMIREZSEPTEMBER 4, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
In May 2019, Greenleaf opened in Milford, New Hampshire, a small town famous for its pumpkin festival and leaf-peeping.
PICK YOUR POISONNICK MANCALL-BITELSEPTEMBER 3, 2020EATER
Everyone who was famous in January suddenly finds themselves canceled, irrelevant, dimmed and unsure of their path back to celebrity.
‘SUNSET BOULEVARD’ OF BROKEN DREAMSDAVID EHRENSTEINAUGUST 20, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Mulvihill, also a board member of the American Booksellers Association, says it’s been a roller coaster since the famous indie bookstore first closed on March 16.
SLOWED MAIL DELIVERY IS THE LAST THING INDIE BOOKSTORES NEED RIGHT NOWRACHEL KINGAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
You don’t just come up with a great result, publish a paper and become famous.
LACK OF DIVERSITY IN HIS FIELD HAS TROUBLED THIS MATHEMATICIANESTHER LANDHUISAPRIL 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The Framingham Heart Study is another famous long-running cohort.
DECADES-LONG PROJECT IS LINKING OUR HEALTH TO THE ENVIRONMENTLINDSEY KONKELMARCH 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO FAMOUS

  • best
  • champion
  • choice
  • crack
  • dandy
  • delightful
  • deluxe
  • excellent
  • famous
  • fine
  • first
  • first-class
  • first-rate
  • five-star
  • fly
  • great
  • prime
  • splendid
  • superb
  • top
  • top-notch
  • world-class
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