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First by posing as the paragon of Israeli security, then by sufficiently polarizing Israeli society to sabotage coalition negotiations being undertaken by his various rivals.
ISRAEL-PALESTINE IS A STATE OF PERMANENT CONFLICT PUNCTUATED BY PERIODIC CARNAGE. ONLY THE WATCHING WORLD CAN STOP ITMOUIN RABBANIMAY 13, 2021TIME
It is going to “ruin” college sports, as if the enterprise is a paragon of purity.
NCAA’S TRANSFER CHANGES ARE GOOD FOR ATHLETES AND CHALLENGING FOR COACHES. SEEMS FAIR.JERRY BREWERAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As with so many self-professed paragons of strategy and masculinity, the man who advertised himself routinely as “virile, vigorous and potent” was most famous for underperforming.
LITTLE LIDDYS EVERYWHERE: THE LEGACY OF A POLITICAL ‘SUPER-KLUTZ’DAN ZAKMARCH 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Plenty of liberal-leaning shows aren’t paragons of truth either, but they haven’t been banned.
TWITTER AND YOUTUBE BANNED STEVE BANNON. APPLE STILL GIVES HIM MILLIONS OF LISTENERS.BY LYDIA DEPILLISJANUARY 19, 2021PROPUBLICA
The 151-year-old sport of college football has never been a paragon of parity, but its imbalance might be growing more imbalanced.
THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF HAS BECOME AN EXCLUSIVE CLUB. WEST COAST SCHOOLS NOT INVITED.CHUCK CULPEPPERDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
EVThere are a few characters in the Disney canon, like Beauty and the Beast’s Gaston, who are seen as homoerotic paragons.
TOWARD A QUEER DISNEY CANONEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Before I bid Kaufman farewell, I asked him how Yoda, a Jedi paragon, would take his advice about integrating the dark side.
ARE YOU YODA OR DARTH VADER? - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEBRIAN GALLAGHERAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
Presently I enquired when she proposed to introduce this paragon to the person responsible for him.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
I recall the case of a gentleman whose reputation was that of a paragon of all the virtues.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Olga, a paragon of maids, if references and experience count, showed no signs of the wear and tear of previous mistresses.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PARAGON

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