Stately You cannot turn some monstrous McMansion’s farrago of discordant architectural elements into Blenheim Palace with an adjective.
Celebrity As a noun, it’s getting close to meaning “someone whose name is recognized by 150 people.” As an adjective for a dish, piece of furniture, occasion, or something else, you can count on an overly elaborate preparation and inflated cost.
Legendary All right, two hundred of your readers will recognize the name.
Prestigious A Nobel Prize is prestigious; the award for Top-Rankng Sales Agent for the Mid-Atlantic Corridor for the Third Year in a Row does not carry quite the same luster as a Nobel.
Hardscrabble The rubes have it bad enough without your sneering at them.