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immortalize

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Definition to make famous forever
  • This melody immortalized its composer
  • the moment was immortalized in a photograph
  • "You should have come back, Dad," she said to the mountains he had immortalized with words and then shunned the rest of his life.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • He did not live to see his son immortalized in bronze.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • When he looked about him for another and a less intractable damsel to immortalize in melody, memory produced one with the most obliging readiness.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • The other networks had picked up the catchy sound bite, and Glick was yet again immortalized.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • With that simple gesture, Meadowlark immortalized Saul's fanny—at least for a week.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • To immortalize us, to dazzle us!
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • David wished to immortalize that feat of prowess.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • This is the horror which Robin Hood immortalized as an ideal of righteousness.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • One unfortunate artist whom Howard sent to paint Seabiscuit's portrait never learned that the horse he immortalized was actually Grog.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • I had no idea what observations Dr. Hendrickson had immortalized there, and I didn't want to wait around long enough to find out.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • You do not immortalize the lost by writing about them.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • You can be immortalized for all time at Wate's Landing."
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • The man immortalized in bronze is balding and middle-aged, with smooth cheeks and an intense look in his eyes.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • A man wishes to perpetuate and immortalize himself, as it were, in his great-grandchildren.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • Seeing their cranky old camp director immortalized in stone, wearing a diaper and spewing water from his mouth, made her feel a little better.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • You're immortalizing it.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • On the evening of July 17, Louie returned from dinner so impressed with his eating that he immortalized it on the back of a letter: 1 pint of pineapple juice.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • These lines became immortalized in the history of mathematics: I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire

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