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It’s a tough break for Swan, the former CFO who had a long and illustrious career in finance before ending up as the surprise pick for CEO at Intel almost exactly two years ago.
Previously, 2016 had held that illustrious title—and global warming records are getting broken faster and faster.2020 is on track to be the hottest year in history|Sara Chodosh|December 18, 2020|Popular Science
The illustrious Blue Ivy Carter has a resumé most adults would envy.Blue Ivy Carter Will Narrate ‘Hair Love’ Audiobook|Jasmine Grant|November 9, 2020|Essence.com
The savvy forger with Pappy empties to fill might get his hands on some Old Weller and present it as its more illustrious cousin.
And I realized that a man had to be pretty sure of himself, because she was quite an illustrious person.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Terman and his assistant relied on biographical accounts of illustrious individuals to compute the scores.
A few members of the real-life Bling Ring have had a more illustrious postscript than others.
In The House of Rothschild, I identified at least three members of that illustrious financial dynasty as gay.
William Pitt, earl of Chatham, a most illustrious English statesman, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Those illustrious heroes of antiquity became the companions of her solitude and of her hourly thoughts.
Disgusted with the frivolity of the living, she sought solace for her wounded feelings in companionship with the illustrious dead.
Jane was thus prepared by Providence for that career which she rendered so illustrious through her talents and her sufferings.
Her illustrious father found her when even a child as to age, quite his companion as to comprehension and mental capacities.The Childhood of Distinguished Women|Selina A. Bower