Sentence Examples


  • The following day, Mr. Rupert Youngblood gained more notoriety, appearing on a national television morning show.
  • Atherton had managed to beat the rap, avoiding embarrassing notoriety, but he had despised David Dean from that day forward.
  • In the wars against the English in the 14th and 15th centuries and the religious wars of the 16th century the town had its full participation; and in 1665 it acquired a terrible notoriety by the trial and execution of many members of the nobility of Auvergne who had tyrannized over the neighbouring districts.
  • Father Mapple enjoyed such a wide reputation for sincerity and sanctity, that I could not suspect him of courting notoriety by any mere tricks of the stage.
  • Three of the early fellows gained notoriety, at least locally.

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