Example sentences for: paragon

How can you use “paragon” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Is H. G. Rickover being held up to the user as a paragon of English usage?

  • Since 1979, the so-called Wright Amendment (sponsored by that paragon of legislative propriety, former Speaker Jim Wright) kept airlines from flying out of Love to anywhere but Texas' four neighboring states.

  • The cover story argues that George Washington has been ignored by historians because he was a paragon of virtue and praises recent efforts to spiff up his media image.

  • (Those who think of California as a paragon of avant-garde thought may need reminding that the school-marms there succeeded in banning the sale of the Dictionary of American Slang , by Wentworth and Flexner, in the 1970s, by which time one might have thought that their moral fiber would have caught up with their professed modernity.)

  • If they're the same, then Gore is better because he doesn't hold himself out as a paragon of political saintliness.


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