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“The district appeared to have lost its coveted title,” it reads.
Its premiere episode attracted 2.2 million viewers and 1.6 demo in the coveted 18-49 age demographic.
The 30-something heroine glamorized the metropolis and its coveted name brands, Arora says.
The 69-year-old Modiano is well known, even celebrated, in France, where he has previously been awarded the coveted Prix Goncourt.
The committee awarded her the coveted “Rising Star Award” for both her exposure and excellence at such a young age.New York Fashion Week's Teen Sensation: Isabella Rose Taylor, 13, Stages A Sartorial Revolution|Justin Jones|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had forgotten even what she wanted from him, what she expected the coveted moment to yield her.Twos and Threes|G. B. Stern
And Liudolf, with glad heart, made promise of this, and returned home with the coveted relics.Of Six Medival Women|Alice Kemp-Welch
To attain his coveted end he has two resources, experience and experiment, or a mixture of both.The Booklover and His Books|Harry Lyman Koopman
The Maharajah, it soon became very clear, coveted the possession of the great Douranee diamond.History of the War in Afghanistan, Vol. I (of 3)|Sir John William Kaye
Mr. Tom, brave college boy that he was—manly as he coveted to be thought—actually burst into tears.The Channings|Mrs. Henry Wood