Terman and his assistant relied on biographical accounts of illustrious individuals to compute the scores.
Downton Abbey, she said, stands out in her long and illustrious career because of “its universal appeal.”
But, an illustrious minority prompted flip cams to rise above the seated crowd, angling to get the speeches on camera.
Jennings has had an illustrious career as an educator, and is especially renowned for his anti-bullying work.
Either way, she inspired us to put together this list of seven cringe-inducing moments from her illustrious career.
The Wacondah has fought on our side, according to the promise of our illustrious chief.
The Marquette family had been illustrious in France from time immemorial.
Mr. Hope Scott had not the 'yerd-hunger' of his illustrious predecessor.
Next to Columbus, he was the most illustrious of the pioneers of the New World.
As I was looking down on the top of his illustrious head, the question was funny.
1560s, from Latin illustris "lighted, bright, brilliant;" figuratively "distinguished, famous," probably a back-formation from illustrare "embellish, distinguish, make famous" (see illustration). Sometimes also illustrous. Replaced illustre in same sense (mid-15c.), from Middle French illustre.