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  • noun Plural form of standout.


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  • Other standouts from the proceedings were, of course, John Tavares 'effort in bringing Canada back from an early three-goal deficit in the stirring New Year's Eve comeback over the Americans.

    Red Line: Reviewing the prospects after the holiday tournaments 2009

  • Collection of Lynda and Stewart Resnick Fran ç ois Boucher's 'Leda and the Swan' (1742), one of the few standouts from the Resnicks 'collection.

    Nice Wing, Pity About the Art David Littlejohn 2010

  • Smith, who has always praised Rondo's athletic ability but yanked him and other standouts from the starting lineup toward the end of the Wildcats 'sub-par season, said he expected Rondo would be a high pick. - Kentucky's Rondo to enter NBA Draft 2006

  • Season two had me at hello also, with its two main standouts, John Heffron (who I've also seen live, and loved) and Alonzo Bodden, coming out on top -- which was as it should be, even though I had a soft spot or Gary Culman, too.

    Behold, I ramble fannishly. moriarty6 2006

  • A player who displays all the qualities of Crimson Tide standouts from the past; the power of a John Copeland, the quickness of an Eric Curry and the lateral agility of a Marty Lyons ... 2005

  • On this night, Romania's Oana Ban, one of the standouts from the gold medal-winning team the other night, withdrew from the individual all-around competition after feeling pain in her right ankle while landing her routines. - Patterson, like Mary Lou, lands thrilling gold 2004

  • The Idol judge says Carrie Underwood, Ruben Studdard and Fantasia Barrino were standouts from the beginning – unlike season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson, who he says wasn’t a strong candidate until later in her season.

    Jennifer Hudson to Perform on American Idol 2007

  • One of the standouts was the Rodriguez-directed Machete, starring Danny Trejo as a Latino with a vendetta who is outfitted mostly in leather and cutlery Somehow, that trailer is set to be adapted into a real, legitimate feature film (no, really) through what I imagine to be a series of wacky circumstances.

    Fox Promises That Robert Rodriguez’s MACHETE Will Indeed Be a Feature Film – 2010

  • The standouts are the landscapes, which are the best represented and the most revealing.

    A Message in the Landscapes Lee Lawrence 2012

  • Another of the standouts was the amazing duet of Cyndi Lauper and Lil 'Kim performing Lauper's hit "Time after Time".

    Mandela Day �� Star Studded Gala Concert Celebrates Mandela's 91st Birthday 2009


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