Now in 2012, the Orwell prize committee has a chance to redeem itself.
A corollary to these tropes was that we must prize stability over democracy with allies as important as Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
Right now I am reading the new edition of Daniel Yergin's classic The prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power.
The task—the prize—is to predict what the other candidate will say.
But as she did with her campaign with John McCain in 2008, this mama grizzly fell short of taking home the prize.
It was the greatness of the prize at stake that justified the cost.
Tibbets and Wilson had gone with their old prize, and anything but a prize did she prove to me.
We don't know what's aboard it, and we don't know where it came from, but it's our prize.
Morella has cast me off, and I hate him, and wish to escape from him and rob him of his prize.
For an investigation of this also the Academy of Sciences offered their prize.
"reward," prise (c.1300 in this sense), from Old French pris "price, value, worth; reward" (see price (n.)). As an adjective, "worthy of a prize," from 1803. The spelling with -z- is from late 16c. Prize-fighter is from 1703; prize-fight from 1730 (prize-fighter from 1785).
"something taken by force," mid-13c., prise "a taking, holding," from Old French prise "a taking, seizing, holding," noun use of fem. past participle of prendre "to take, seize," from Latin prendere, contraction of prehendere "lay hold of, grasp, seize, catch" (see prehensile). Especially of ships captured at sea (1510s). The spelling with -z- is from late 16c.
"to estimate," 1580s, alteration of Middle English prisen "to prize, value" (late 14c.), from stem of Old French preisier "to praise" (see praise (v.)). Related: Prized; prizing.