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People and things that are admired and respected - synonyms or related words

legend

noun

British

spoken

used to show approval for someone who does something that is clever, funny, cool etc

hero

noun

someone who you admire for their intelligence, abilities, or personal qualities

role model

noun

someone whose behaviour is considered to be a good example for other people to copy

legend

noun

someone who very many people know about and admire

idol

noun

someone that you admire very much

heroine

noun

a woman who is admired for doing something very brave or good

guiding light

noun

someone who you admire very much and who has had an important influence on you

golden girl

noun

mainly journalism

a successful woman that a lot of people like and admire

wonder

noun

mainly literary

someone whom you admire because they can do something difficult

the grand old man of something

a man who is old and very respected because of his achievements in his profession

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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dolt

a stupid person

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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