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Roget category 873

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.5. Extrinsic affections

#873. Repute


distinction, mark, name, figurerepute, reputationgood repute, high reputenote, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation" [As You Like It], vogue, celebrityfame, famousnessrenownpopularity, aura popularis [Lat.]approbation etc. 931credit, succes d'estime [Fr.], prestige, talk of the townname to conjure with.
glory, honorluster etc. (light) 420illustriousness etc. adj.. account, regard, respectreputableness etc. adj. respectability etc. (probity) 939good name, good reportfair name.
dignitystateliness etc. adj. — solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity.
rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, statusposition, position in societyorder, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi [Lat.], caste, condition.
greatness etc. adj. — eminenceheight etc. 206importance etc. 642preeminence, supereminencehigh mightiness, primacytop of the ladder, top of the tree.
elevationascent etc. 305superaltation, exaltationdignification, aggrandizement.
dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification.
hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis [Lat.], notability, somebodyclassmanman of rank etc. (nobleman) 875pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community.
chief etc. (master) 745first fiddle etc. (proficient) 700cynosure, mirrorflower, pink, pearlparagon etc. (perfection) 650choice and master spirits of the age elitestar, sun, constellation, galaxy.
ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbushalo of glory, blaze of glory, blushing honorslaurels etc. (trophy) 733.
memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fameimmortality, immortal namemagni nominis umbra [Lat.] [Lucan].


be conscious of glorybe proud of etc. (pride) 878exult etc. (boast) 884be vain of etc. (vanity) 880.
be distinguished etc. adj. — shine etc. (light) 420shine forth, figure cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash.
rival, surpassoutshine, outrival, outvie, outjumpemulate, eclipsethrow into the shade, cast into the shadeovershadow.
live, flourish, glitter, flaunt, gain honor, acquire honor etc. n. — play first fiddle etc. (be of importance) 642, bear the palm, bear the belllead the waytake precedence, take the wall ofgain laurels, win laurels, gain spurs, gain golden opinions etc. (approbation) 931take one's degree, pass one's examination.
make a noise, make some noise, make a noise in the worldleave one's mark, exalt one's horn, blow one's horn, star it, have a run, be run aftercome into vogue, come to the frontraise one's head.
enthrone, signalize, immortalize, deify, exalt to the skieshand one's name down to posterity.
consecratededicate to, devote toenshrine, inscribe, blazon, lionize, blow the trumpet, crown with laurel.
confer honor on, reflect honor on etc. v. — shed a luster onredound.
to one's honor, ennoble.
give honor to, do honor to, pay honor to, render honor tohonor, accredit, pay regard to, dignify, glorifysing praises to etc. (approve) 931lock up toexalt, aggrandize, elevate, nobilitate [Lat.].


distinguished, distingue [Fr.], noted of note etc. n. — honored etc. v. — popularfashionable etc. 852.
in good odor infavor, in high favorreputable, respectable, creditable.
remarkable etc. (important) 642notable, notoriouscelebrated, renowned, ion every one's mouth, talked offamous, famedfar-famedconspicuous, to the frontforemostin the front rank, in the ascendant.
imperishable, deathless, immortal, never fading, aere perennius [Lat.]time honored.
illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiantbright etc. 420 full-blownhonorific.
eminent, prominenthigh etc. 206in the zenithat the head of, at the top of the treepeerless, of the first water.
superior etc. 33supereminent, preeminent.
great, dignified, proud, noble, honorable, worshipful, lordly, grand, stately, august, princely.
imposing, solemn, transcendent, majestic, sacred, sublime, heaven-born, heroic, sans peur et sans reproche [Fr.]sacrosanct.


hail!, all hail!, ave!, viva!, vive! [Fr.], long life to!, banzai! [Jap.]glory be to, honor be to?


one's name being in every mouth, one's name living for eversic itur ad astra [Lat.], fama volat [Lat.], aut Caesar aut nullus [Lat.]not to know him argues oneself unknownnone but himself could be his parallel, palmam qui meruit ferat [Lat.] [Nelson's motto]. above all Greek above all Roman fame" [Pope]; cineri gloria sera est [Lat.] [Martial]; great is the glory for the strife is hard" [Wordsworth]; honor virtutis praemium [Lat.] [Cicero]; immensum gloria calcar habet [Ovid]; the glory dies not and the grief is past" [Brydges]; vivit post funera virtus [Lat.].

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