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Word: exemplary

Definition: serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model

Sentences Containing 'exemplary'

"The Independent" called "Hitler's Piano Player" "an exemplary piece of biographical writing".
'He is an excellent man, most exemplary in every way; and he pointed out to her that she ought, as a Christian, to reconcile herself to the sacrifice (especially as it was so uncertain), and to bear no uncharitable feeling towards me.
A typical plot of land had the area of under 20 hectares, though soldiers with a university diploma could in theory receive up to 45 hectares free of charge, to create the so-called "exemplary farms".
After all, I am grateful to this gentleman, the author, for saying that my novels are more satirical than exemplary, but that they are good; for they could not be that unless there was a little of everything in them.
After the Stalag Luft III murders he vowed in the House of Commons to bring the perpetrators of the crime to "exemplary justice", leading to a successful manhunt after the war by the Royal Air Force Special Investigation Branch.
Albert Schweitzer became an exemplary figure.
As a token of gratitude for the exemplary service rendered by him to the nation, the Government of India conferred the rank of Field Marshal on Cariappa in his 87th year, on 14 January 1986.
As part of the festival, exemplary machinima productions were recognised with awards presented by Toby Moores, Visiting Professor at the IOCT and CEO of Sleepydog.
Attabira block is known as the rice bowl of Odisha because of its exemplary paddy production.
Captain Mastagni consistently performed his demanding duties in an exemplary and highly professional manner.
Each marsia in "Karbala ta Karbala" deals with the life, exemplary qualities and martyrdom of the hero of the marsia.
Exemplary sites include Shanidar in Iraq, Kebara Cave in Israel and Krapina in Croatia.
Exquisite gentlemen of the finest breeding, which was at that remarkable time and has been since to be known by its fruits of indifference to every natural subject of human interest, were in the most exemplary state of exhaustion, at the hotel of Monseigneur.
Firstly, within normal science, the term refers to the set of exemplary experiments that are likely to be copied or emulated.
For exemplary performance of assigned tasks, for the possession of the cities of Voldenberg Tseden by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet on the 26th of April 1945 the regiment was awarded the Order of Suvorov third degree.
For exemplary performance of assigned tasks, for the seizure of the cities of Lublin, Garwolin, and Zheluhov, decree USSR Supreme Soviet Presidium on the 9th of August 1944 the regiment was awarded Order of Red Banner.
Franco was clearly a well-respected and beloved figure, since he was granted a prebend in 1581 and contemporary documents contain numerous references to his exemplary character and musicianship.
George C. Lin Emerging Filmmaker Award. The "George C. Lin Emerging Filmmaker Award" was established in 2009 to recognize young and talented filmmakers that have shown an exemplary commitment to filmmaking within the Asian and Asian American film genre.
Guided by exemplary priests, they lived together, devoting themselves to prayer and to charitable works.
He also created an administration, which, by the standards of his time, can only be called exemplary.
If you're an idiot, we want that known too."" During 2006-2007, Intellipedia editors awarded shovels to users to reward exemplary Wiki "gardening" and to encourage others in the community to contribute.
In 2009, the school district was rated "exemplary" by the Texas Education Agency.
It is an exemplary concrete arch bridge, which the Nebraska State Engineer commended as a well-constructed bridge of this type.
It was one of only fifty private schools named as a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Secretary of Education, in the category of "Exemplary High Performing."
King was an exemplary military commander.
Last eight months the singing collective “Μωσαϊκό” is improved in creative commonwealth with the chief of Kerch's management of culture Konovalov A. N. In April, 2008 the singing collective “Μωσαϊκό” has protected a rank of the exemplary (i.e. went through the official procedure required for obtaining an exemplary degree).
Lorber and his friends were members of the Roman Catholic Church, and Lorber's revelations asked them not to leave the church, but to convince it of the genuinely divine nature of the "New Revelation" by leading exemplary lives.
Madhusudana Rao has provided exemplary direction and versatile actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao has given one of the best acting performances of his career.
Many have praised Alan Bennett's portrayal of the character of Graham, with David Tuck saying "His Bennett's understanding of a northern English dialect is exemplary."
Morrel could not resist this; he was not exemplary for piety, he was not easily impressed, but Valentine suffering, weeping, wringing her hands before him, was more than he could bear in silence.
Nothing but exemplary morals can give dignity to a man of small fortune.
Of the seven pieces in the exhibit, critic Jerry Saltz writing in "New York" magazine singled out Piero's "Virgin and Child Enthroned With Four Angels" for its exemplary qualities in the 11 March 2013 issue of the magazine.
Saint Joseph Yuan, a Chinese diocesan priest. Having heard Monsignor Dufresse speak of the Christian Faith, he was overcome by its beauty and then became an exemplary neophyte.
Scholastically eligible students are elected by the chapter members based on their exemplary character.
Series of portraits of exemplary figures were popular, whether the Nine Worthies or the classical philosophers, in imaginary ideal portrait heads.
Specifically, the association was founded "to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges."
Superstitious people are fond of the reliques of saints and holy men, for the same reason, that they seek after types or images, in order to enliven their devotion, and give them a more intimate and strong conception of those exemplary lives, which they desire to imitate.
The Academy of Machinima Arts Sciences (AMAS) regularly holds such festivals, and recognizes exemplary machinima works through awards nicknamed the Mackies.
The city has become an exemplary leader among other cities in South Korea, in areas such as regional economic vitalization, environmental friendly residential areas, and convenient transportation system.
The exemplary prusik knot illustrated above is made with webbing, however webbing is not recommended for heavier loads and/or securing a person since it has been shown to slip.
The figure of Linji, as one of the exemplary masters of Chán, was detailed in a series of writings in the tenth and eleventh century, which supported the Linji-school and contributed to its influence and standing.
The governess had since been exemplary in her behaviour, but M. Leblanc still did not trust her, especially as she seems to have an un-natural hold over his son Ernest, who worships her.
The Mutt established at the foot of the hill is attending to the temple administration in an exemplary manner providing conveniences to the visiting public.
The Swedish delegation also complained that their performers had been caught on film conducting themselves in a less than exemplary way.
These she put down upon the table without a word, glaring at me the while with exemplary firmness, and then retired, locking the door after her.
They gave the Varvari catering, lodging and support in every way, of course the Varvari have not forgotten this exemplary behavior.
This pardon however excluded those who had already been arrested or previously indicted, of which some would need to be the subject of "exemplary" punishment.
To date, Honoring Nations has recognized 102 exemplary tribal government programs, practices, and initiatives and held four tribal government symposia.
Whatever it may contain it highlights the exemplary wisdom of illiterate peoples.
While at Braniff International Airways, Harding Lawrence turned the conservative airline into a progressive and flamboyant carrier known for high fashion flight attendant uniforms, exemplary inflight service, and brightly painted planes.

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