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Shame and honor were what motivated people.
His leadership has upheld the honor of the union through many difficult periods.
Performing at the Grand Ole Opry is an honor for any singer.
It’s a great honor to be invited here tonight.
Bob Dylan was among the recipients of the annual Kennedy Center honors.
The romantic comedy received top honors at the Golden Globe Awards presentation last night.
I have the distinct honor and privilege of introducing the president of the United States.
I had the honor of serving my country as an ambassador.
I was honor bound to rescue them.
St. Petersburg was renamed Leningrad in honor of Lenin after his death.
In honor of the occasion, Mozart was to write a short piece of music.
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