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notorious
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
well known for something bad
  • "And a devilish deal better than too much," said Mr. Hawley, whose bad language was notorious in that part of the county.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (61% in)
  • "I disapprove of Wakley," interposed Dr. Sprague, "no man more: he is an ill-intentioned fellow, who would sacrifice the respectability of the profession, which everybody knows depends on the London Colleges, for the sake of getting some notoriety for himself.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (33% in)
  • Exiles notoriously feed much on hopes, and are unlikely to stay in banishment unless they are obliged.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (70% in)

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