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From CEOs to journalists to politicians, this year’s class of Fortune’s 40 Under 40 is an incredible group of innovators who refuse to rest on their laurels.

From Fortune

This is a time in history where companies cannot rest on their laurels or make empty promises when it comes to embracing and cultivating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace.

From Digiday

He’s a mechanical engineer at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md.

For the early stage DTC startups who are seeing higher-than-expected sales growth, they are not resting on their laurels either.

From Digiday

The Twins didn’t rest on their offseason laurels, adding the likes of Josh Donaldson, Kenta Maeda and Homer Bailey without losing too much of note.

So when my wife and I moved to Laurel Canyon I spent my first year working night and day on the show.

Did McCarthy invent the portrayal of violence in fiction, or should that laurel go to Homer?

If Pat Roberts lived in Dodge City, why did he travel 1,400 miles out of his way to purchase his car in Laurel, Maryland?

But no laurel wreaths waited for Marina on the day of her victory.

One artist, Edgardo Aragón from Oaxaca, tries to capture that in an exhibition at the Laurel Gitlen Gallery.

He went out into the garden, and the rustling of the laurel-bushes frightened him.

Burn the male olive-branch and the pine twig and juniper, and let the blazing laurel crackle amid the hearth.

The composer was recalled fifteen times and presented with a laurel wreath.

Nothing was to be thought of but a frame for this—olive, bay, laurel, everything appropriate to the conqueror.

They could hear bird calling bird far within, among the myrtles and laurel hedges.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laurel, such as: accolade, account, award, badge, bays, and celebrity.

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