The fabled magazine both gave Updike his renown and had the effect of explaining it away.
Suite Française finally brought her back to renown with its publication in France in 2004 and subsequent English translation.
Don't chase money or renown, operate as if you're already flush, famous and, we hasten to add, humbled by it all.
Simmons is an interesting role model given her renown as a multi-media, feminist artist.
But, the Yahwist describes the Nephilim as “heroes that were of old, warriors of renown,” not as gods or even demi-gods.
He thought me a woman who seeks men of renown; he was as jealous and exacting as when his taunts and suspicions separated us.
The kind of renown most accessible and acceptable to mediocrity.
Two valiant suitors, equal in Heroic virtue and renown of war!
There was nothing left for him to do to increase his renown.
Her talents, her accomplishments, her fascinating conversational eloquence, had spread her renown widely through Europe.
c.1300, from Anglo-French renoun, Old French renon "renown, fame, reputation," from renomer "make famous," from re- "repeatedly" (see re-) + nomer "to name," from Latin nominare "to name" (see nominate). The Middle English verb reknouen "make known, acknowledge" has been assimilated to the noun via renowned. In old German university slang, a reknowner (German renommist) was "a boaster, a swaggerer."