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notorious
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
well known for something bad
  • Gatsby's notoriety, spread about by the hundreds who had accepted his hospitality and so become authorities on his past, had increased all summer until he fell just short of being news.
    p. 97.6
notoriety = the state of being known for something bad
  • A celebrated tenor had sung in Italian, and a notorious contralto had sung in jazz, and between the numbers people were doing "stunts" all over the garden, while happy, vacuous bursts of laughter rose toward the summer sky.
    p. 46.8

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