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Synonyms for renown

the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed

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The first who gave renown to this soldiery was Alberigo da Conio,[*] the Romagnian.
It is easy to see at once that a tailor of such renown, instead of running after customers, made difficulties about obliging any fresh ones.
And thus ended the famous bout between Little John and Eric o' Lincoln of great renown.
All these monuments which you see," said the Monkey, "are erected in honor of my ancestors, who were in their day freedmen and citizens of great renown.
Eckert's renown as a reformed assassin or a retired pirate of the Spanish Main had not reached any ear in Marion.
kind of renown most accessible and acceptable to mediocrity.
When he had finished this, he went away to Euboea and settled there, and because of his renown was taken into the number of the stars in heaven, and won undying remembrance.
As the country was too open for any of the usual devices of savage warfare, and time was so pressing, the chivalrous Pawnee resolved to bring on the result by one of those acts of personal daring, for which the Indian braves are so remarkable, and by which they often purchase their highest and dearest renown.
Regardless alike of inflicting further injury on their foes, and of the temerity of the act, the Sioux braves bounded forward with a whoop, each man burning with the wish to reap the high renown of striking the body of the dead.
Nobody knew that the Merdle of such high renown had ever done any good to any one, alive or dead, or to any earthly thing; nobody knew that he had any capacity or utterance of any sort in him, which had ever thrown, for any creature, the feeblest farthing-candle ray of light on any path of duty or diversion, pain or pleasure, toil or rest, fact or fancy, among the multiplicity of paths in the labyrinth trodden by the sons of Adam; nobody had the smallest reason for supposing the clay of which this object of worship was made, to be other than the commonest clay, with as clogged a wick smouldering inside of it as ever kept an image of humanity from tumbling to pieces.
In a day or two it was announced to all the town, that Edmund Sparkler, Esquire, son-in-law of the eminent Mr Merdle of worldwide renown, was made one of the Lords of the Circumlocution Office; and proclamation was issued, to all true believers, that this admirable appointment was to be hailed as a graceful and gracious mark of homage, rendered by the graceful and gracious Decimus, to that commercial interest which must ever in a great commercial country-- and all the rest of it, with blast of trumpet.
com)-- Roofing and siding contractor Renown Construction was recently honored with The Pulse of the City News Customer Satisfaction Award for providing outstanding customer service.
This family-run business was founded 3 decades ago and has now become one of the most renown import food labels in the country.
RENOWN ENGINEERING FOR one local engineering firm the North East's offshore and marine industries have played an integral part in the company's growth over the past 26 years.
5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Ober|Kaler announced today that it advised Renown Health in its recent agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state of Nevada settling the antitrust investigation of consummated cardiology group acquisitions.