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  • adj. respected, having respect or admiration from others.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of esteem.

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  • adj. having an illustrious reputation; respected


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  • Mr. Martínez - everyone calls him Maestro - holds a title esteemed among fencers: master of arms.

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  • McGonagall, who has been credited with some of the most heinous crimes ever perpetrated against the English language, found himself in esteemed company at Lyon and Turnbull in Edinburgh, where his poems fetched more than a collection of Harry Potter first editions signed by J.K. Rowling.

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  • The duke would have been able to receive certain esteemed visitors in the studiolo — while others waited in the salon — and proceed with them to the external loggia to conclude or continue their discussion while enjoying the magnificent view of the surrounding countryside.

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  • This little princess was named Mary, a name esteemed then, as now, as the most beautiful of all names.

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  • Why should we not applaud and support people who say they want to serve the public interest then live their lives flying in esteemed first class sections but push for better private jets, get driven in their own little limos, correct generals that they deem out of context - due to their own ignorance, try to direct the peasant classes for their high minded causes, accuse any opposition of their high mindedness of stupidity, become wealthy through their political contacts and savoir faire, issue though edit large quantities of worthless money for their pet projects, go from tennis shoes to italian classics,

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  • For all of you calling the esteemed Senator from L.A. a cheap whore perhaps, in the interest of clarity you may want to rethink your terminology.

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  • Apparently, he called our esteemed governor and complained about your unprofessional conduct, your handling of the case, and your unfounded accusations. "

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  • And so the man who uses and treats poetry in the requisite ways that I have mentioned will be famous, and his name esteemed, in all the civilized nations of the world.

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  • The wild horse of the time, already referred to as esteemed for his edible qualities, was, in the opinion of the cave people, but of moderate value otherwise.

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  • Herrera refers to as esteemed their greatest treasure by the chiefs who broke up their ancient confederation when Mayapan was deserted.

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