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At the same time, other airplane programs, both commercial and military, were plagued with problems, and its effort to catch up with Elon Musk’s SpaceX program supplying astronaut-carrying capsules to NASA suffered repeated and ignominious failures.How Boeing Was Set on the Path to Disaster by the Cult of Jack Welch|Clive Irving|November 29, 2021|The Daily Beast
Paleontologists consistently portrayed these animals as vicious and solitary predators whose terrible reign had come to a sudden and ignominious end at the close of the Cretaceous period.How Tycoons Created the Dinosaur - Issue 107: The Edge|Lukas Rieppel|October 20, 2021|Nautilus
The ignominious outcome of David’s tenure at the Human Rights Campaign comes after two years with him at the helm of the organization.HRC president terminated after dispute with board on his role in Cuomo affair|Chris Johnson|September 5, 2021|Washington Blade
Images of the ignominious withdrawal flip through their minds like a slide deck.‘Was This All Worth It?’ Grieving the Death of One of the Last U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan|W.J. Hennigan|September 2, 2021|Time
To be sure, the Rohingya crisis was an ignominious episode for her but it is not as though the West did anything for the Rohingya either, beyond issuing condemnations.The World Has Failed Myanmar, So Now Its Youth Are Stepping Up|Brian Wong|March 5, 2021|Time
A repatriation ceremony would help bury the ignominious squabbles of the past.Incontrovertible Evidence Proves the First Americans Came From Asia|Doug Peacock|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was two years after the ignominious end of the Vietnam War and three years after Watergate.
International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's ignominious downfall was more than a personal call to account.
Mike Castle deserved better than this ugly, ignominious end.
Zidane is famous for providing both the greatest and the most ignominious moments in French World Cup history.
I betray my beloved parent's confidence, to save you from a certain and ignominious death.
Tom pitched forward heavily, saving himself and his animal from an ignominious accident just in the nick of time.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
To be checkmated by an 'errant' pawn in the very middle of the board is a most ignominious way of losing the game.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
The ignominious failure of the attacks on Somers and Burnet seemed to prove that the assembly was coming round to a better temper.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
But, as his rhyme ended with such an ignominious fizzle, he hurried away with a snort of disgust.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret