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Charles Dickens popular and acclaimed English novelist, best known for the novels Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and A Christmas Carol (b.1812--d.1870).
Orson Welles U.S. actor, screenwriter, producer, and critically acclaimed motion picture director who first gained national recognition for his role in the 1938 radio broadcast adaptation of H.G. Wells's novel, The War of the Worlds (b.1915--d.1985).
renowned widely known and acclaimed; famous.
Stephen Crane U.S. journalist and writer, acclaimed for his novel The Red Badge of Courage, (b.1871--d.1900).
titanic (cap.) the White Star Line passenger steamship, acclaimed for its size, speed, and durability, that sank on April 15, 1912 after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage, killing over 1,500 people. [1/4 definitions]
unsung not acclaimed or honored. [1/2 definitions]
Yo-Yo Ma acclaimed U.S. cellist (b. 1955).