During the colonial period the Punjabi Muslims formed the prized martial class for the British Raj.
But other actions in Washington demonstrate how difficult it is for the government to keep its hands off its prized invention.
In these politicized times, bipartisanship in judicial opinions is especially to be prized.
After a 1997 arrest for heroin smuggling, Headley became a prized DEA informant who targeted Pakistani traffickers.
Penelope Cruz (April 28, 1974) Ruled by Venus, the emblem of femininity, the Taurus woman is often prized as the ideal.
For a long time the word "coralapus" had been a prized possession of Mrs. Lukins.
That called for will power; but he dared not longer risk his prized possession.
We looked woefully at our prized masks and to be sure each one had risen to three times its original bulk.
For each of them he had chosen, before he died, one of his most prized possessions.
This colour has a tinge of lake in it, and is prized even more highly than the anoto.
"reward," prise (c.1300 in this sense), from Old French pris "price, value, worth; reward" (see price (n.)). As an adjective, "worthy of a prize," from 1803. The spelling with -z- is from late 16c. Prize-fighter is from 1703; prize-fight from 1730 (prize-fighter from 1785).
"something taken by force," mid-13c., prise "a taking, holding," from Old French prise "a taking, seizing, holding," noun use of fem. past participle of prendre "to take, seize," from Latin prendere, contraction of prehendere "lay hold of, grasp, seize, catch" (see prehensile). Especially of ships captured at sea (1510s). The spelling with -z- is from late 16c.
"to estimate," 1580s, alteration of Middle English prisen "to prize, value" (late 14c.), from stem of Old French preisier "to praise" (see praise (v.)). Related: Prized; prizing.