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illustrious
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  • If he considered her good enough to bring into the home of his friends, she thought-the illustrious friends whose names she had seen on the inaccessible mountain peaks that were the society columns of the newspapers-she could not embarrass him by wearing her old dress.
  • It is precisely because I have not forgotten it that I am speaking, ’Robert Stadler’ is an illustrious name, which I would hate to see destroyed.
  • But what is an illustrious name nowadays?
  • -the last descendant of an illustrious name in our industrial history, the woman executive possible only in America, the Operating Vice-President of a great railroad-Miss Dagny Taggart!
  • "The Twentieth Century Motor Company," said Lee Hunsacker, "was one of the most illustrious names in the history of American industry.

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  • an illustrious achievement
  • We saw a great painting on the wall over their heads, of the twenty illustrious men who had invented the candle.
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem

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