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notorious
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Crime and Punishment
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  • He at once recollected that his mother and sister knew through Luzhin’s letter of "some young woman of notorious behaviour."
  • He remembered, too, that he had not protested against the expression "of notorious behaviour."
  • I gave the money last night to the widow, a woman in consumption, crushed with trouble, and not ’on the pretext of the funeral,’ but simply to pay for the funeral, and not to the daughter—a young woman, as he writes, of notorious behaviour (whom I saw last night for the first time in my life)—but to the widow.
  • I was confirmed in that belief by the testimony of my own eyes in the lodging of a drunken man who was run over and has since died, to whose daughter, a young woman of notorious behaviour, he gave twenty-five roubles on the pretext of the funeral, which gravely surprised me knowing what pains you were at to raise that sum.
  • Our judges are not so blind andů. not so drunk, and will not believe the testimony of two notorious infidels, agitators, and atheists, who accuse me from motives of personal revenge which they are foolish enough to admitů.
  • Well, what could I answer, especially as your story is a more likely one than his? for there’s nothing but psychology to support his evidence—that’s almost unseemly with his ugly mug, while you hit the mark exactly, for the rascal is an inveterate drunkard and notoriously so.

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  • He was a notorious drug dealer.
  • He is notorious for flagrant fouls and losing his temper.

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