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Meanwhile, On’s marketing chief, Robayna, says the company has hired a lawyer to secure residence status in Switzerland for Lobalu, whose renown has grown among the country’s runners.
THE OLYMPIC REFUGEE TEAM WAS CREATED TO OFFER HOPE. SOME ATHLETES ARE RUNNING AWAY FROM ITVIVIENNE WALTJULY 8, 2021TIME
The Brooklyn-born architect, who passed away on May 10 at age 85, first gained renown as an interior architect when he opened his practice in 1965.
REMEMBERING THE ARCHITECT WHO BIRTHED OUR OBSESSION WITH BEAUTIFUL OFFICE INTERIORSANNE QUITOMAY 15, 2021QUARTZ
The first Danish series to gain international renown was the 2007 show Forbrydelsen, which followed the investigation of a single crime, with each episode chronicling a day in the investigation.
ONE GOOD THING: A DANISH DRAMA PERFECT FOR POLITICAL DEVOTEES, NOW ON NETFLIXEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
In choosing Massna to carry to Paris the tidings of peace, it was not only his prestige and renown which influenced Bonaparte.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Among them was the famous favourite violin of Paganini, the renown of which, says M. Vuillaume, "was equal to that of its master."
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
His military renown rested largely on his ability to carry out, without hesitation and jealousy, the commands of others.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Not once, by word or deed, can we discern that he cherished any idea of future renown.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Her talents, her accomplishments, her fascinating conversational eloquence, had spread her renown widely through Europe.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
King Robert's military renown does not need the false attribution of tactical discoveries that he certainly did not make.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Or, better still, was his uncle's death to be the means whereby he could climb to greatness and renown?
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
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WORDS RELATED TO RENOWN

  • celebrity
  • chivalry
  • dignity
  • distinction
  • fame
  • generosity
  • glory
  • grandeur
  • heroism
  • high-mindedness
  • idealism
  • illustriousness
  • importance
  • loftiness
  • magnanimity
  • majesty
  • merit
  • morality
  • nobility
  • note
  • prominence
  • renown
  • stateliness
  • sublimity
  • worthiness
  • PR
  • applause
  • credit
  • distinction
  • eminence
  • esteem
  • fame
  • flattery
  • glory
  • honor
  • illustriousness
  • laudation
  • notability
  • pat on the back
  • plaudits
  • plum
  • preeminence
  • prestige
  • prominence
  • puff
  • pumping up
  • regard
  • renown
  • repute
  • strokes
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