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adverb as in magna cum laude

noun as in formality

noun as in garland

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Example Sentences

They are afflicted with “progressive spiritual emptiness,” he said, which no amount of academic honors and degrees can fill.

At various times, we had spoken about honors--Hitchcock had been awarded the Légion d'Honneur and wore a ribbon in his lapel.

It was, I have to say, at the bottom of the hierarchy of royal honors, a British Empire Medal.

She was hosting, along with Bill, the annual gathering for the Kennedy Center Honors.

Other countries will be identified and recruitment efforts put in place once we launch our new honors program fall 2015.

He passed through all the honors of the law, and in 1836 became lord chancellor.

He never attended school a single day of his life, yet gradually rose by his own efforts to the highest military and civil honors.

Cavaill-Coll, during his long career, received from the Universal Expositions the highest honors.

After receiving the honors of persecution, am I to expect the still greater one of martyrdom?

The least opulent in the Academy were the first to reject his offers, and to prefer liberty to pensions and honors.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to honors, such as: with great praise.

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