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Sample sentences for the GRE study word prestige

prestige can be used as a noun

1.Madeleine had preserved all his prestige in Fauchelevent's eyes. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.Not even at the present day has the original prestige of the Sperm Whale, as fearfully distinguished from all other species of the leviathan, died out of the minds of the whalemen as a body. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.and England, having gained enormously in prestige abroad, now turned to the work of reform at home. - from English Literature by William J. Long
4."The men of the revolution are so great, that they have the prestige of the ages, like Cato and like Phocion, and each one of them seems to me an antique memory.. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.The "Courts of Love," in Chaucer's time, had lost none of the prestige and influence which had been conferred upon them by the patronage and participation of Kings, Queens, Emperors, and Popes. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
6.he was appointed professor of art at Oxford, a position which greatly increased his prestige and influence, not only among students but among a great variety of people who heard his lectures and read his published works. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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