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infamy
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Crime and Punishment
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  • All that infamy had obviously only touched her mechanically, not one drop of real depravity had penetrated to her heart; he saw that.
  • "Of course," he muttered to himself a minute later with a feeling of self-abasement, "of course, all these infamies can never be wiped out or smoothed over…. and so it’s useless even to think of it, and I must go to them in silence and do my duty…. in silence, too…. and not ask forgiveness, and say nothing…. for all is lost now!"
  • "Do you hear, sister," he repeated after them, making a last effort, "I am not delirious; this marriage is—an infamy.

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  • a date which will live in infamy
  • "Yes," said Collective 0-0009, "we have much to say to a wretch who have broken all the laws and who boast of their infamy!"
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem

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