lionize


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assign great social importance to

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The Tote bet: 6-1 Right Wing & Solar Storm, 7-1 Rock Falcon, 12-1 Gulf Shaadi, 14-1 Consort, Lionize & Nomore Mr Niceguy, 16-1 bar.
William Hill: 8-1 Pasternak, 14 Rudimental, 16 Consort, Democrat, Farmost, Gulf Shadi, Lionize, Solar Storm, 20 others.
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster perform with Lionize at 7 p.
Reel Big Fish performs with Streetlight Manifesto, Lionize and Rodeo Ruby Love at 7:30 p.
It is ironic that the very feature that disturbs Glynn most about democracies--their tendency to underrate their own power and thereby invite the aggression they seek to deter--was routinely, and quite effectively, exploited in America by the conservatives he sets out to lionize.
Sing their praises, lionize their achievements, finagle your way onto the bandwagon.
Not content to merely lionize Leo, Totally DeCapitated (billed as ``world headquarters to the DiCaprio cult'') means to showcase fans' talents and, well, obsessions.
You mean the song that lionizes and humanizes gender pioneers like Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis, and Holly Woodlawn by paying homage to their struggles to live life on their own fabulous terms in the face of incomprehension and stifling sexual conformity?
King of Rags lionizes Joplin as a crusader for racial justice fifty years before his time; yet the public eschewed his political music, as did a generation of musicians who questioned songs that extolled life in rags.
Not too much sentiment, though: This is a show that lionizes losers and louts, after all.
Richard La Gravanese's and Ted Demme's A Decade under the Influence lionizes the great American filmmakers of the 1970s.
The American Forestry Association's Big Tree Program lionizes more than just champion trees, The person who nominates a champion tree makes the list as well.
Chavez lionizes the "martyred" Che Guevara and was interviewed in 2004 by Che's daughter, a Communist propagandist and physician who lives in Cuba.
For those living in a town that lionizes larger-than-life figures, Castro isn't just a star.