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notorious
used in War and Peace

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Definition
well known for something bad
  • This was Dolokhov, an officer of the Semenov regiment, a notorious gambler and duelist, who was living with Anatole.
    Book One — 1805 (26% in)
  • Both Kuragin and Dolokhov were at that time notorious among the rakes and scapegraces of Petersburg.
    Book One — 1805 (27% in)
  • "You, my little countess, are a notorious spendthrift," said the count, and having kissed his wife's hand he went back to his study.
    Book One — 1805 (50% in)
  • 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.
    Book Four — 1806 (33% in)
  • To him Davout was not merely a French general, but a man notorious for his cruelty.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (54% in)

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