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notorious
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War and Peace
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  • This was Dolokhov, an officer of the Semenov regiment, a notorious gambler and duelist, who was living with Anatole.
  • Both Kuragin and Dolokhov were at that time notorious among the rakes and scapegraces of Petersburg.
  • "You, my little countess, are a notorious spendthrift," said the count, and having kissed his wife’s hand he went back to his study.
  • Rostov was talking merrily to his two friends, one of whom was a dashing hussar and the other a notorious duelist and rake, and every now and then he glanced ironically at Pierre, whose preoccupied, absent-minded, and massive figure was a very noticeable one at the dinner.
  • To him Davout was not merely a French general, but a man notorious for his cruelty.

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

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