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1‘an illustrious general’
eminent, distinguished, acclaimed, noted, notable, noteworthy, prominent, pre-eminent, foremost, leading, paramount, prestigious, important, significant, influential, lionized
renowned, famous, famed, well known, celebrated
esteemed, honoured, respected, exalted, venerable, august, highly regarded, well thought of, of distinction, of repute, of high standing
splendid, brilliant, remarkable, outstanding, great, noble, glorious, grand, lofty
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