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OTHER WORDS FROM telegenictel·e·gen·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use telegenic in a sentence
San Francisco will need to do all that stuff that Shanahan loves — dominate the trenches, protect the football — to hang with the telegenic Rams and their wider margin for error.‘Versatile’ Doesn’t Do Justice To Deebo Samuel|Robert O'Connell|January 26, 2022|FiveThirtyEight
In Lindor, the Mets added a four-time all-star and one of baseball’s most dynamic and telegenic superstars to a lineup that already includes 2019 National League rookie of the year Pete Alonso and rising star Dominic Smith.With deep pockets, grand ambition, new Mets owner swings blockbuster deal for Francisco Lindor|Dave Sheinin|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
He was also a charismatic, telegenic speaker with a face improved by plastic surgery several years earlier.The Louisiana Racists Who Courted Steve Scalise|Jason Berry|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Let me be clear, as the president would say: Obama is telegenic and charming.From POTUS to SCOTUS: Obama’s Big Move?|Keli Goff|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet Palin—a former local news sports reporter and a current Fox News political commentator—is undeniably telegenic.Stuck in the Lamestream: Sarah Palin TV Barely Registers on the Web|Lloyd Grove|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The telegenic former state attorney general and federal judge is Hispanic and hugely popular in Nevada.The Secret GOP Swing State Election Romp|John Avlon|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was the young, telegenic, and popular Robby Gallaty of Brainerd Baptist (mega-)Church in Tennessee.The Hateful Pastor All Too Happy to Be Left Behind When It Comes to Gays|Jay Michaelson|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They grow up accepting the politics of telegenic competition, a poor substitute for competence and commitment.
Telegenic or not, a president or a TV star has little, if any, impact on our fulfillment in the interconnected world of our time.