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notorious
used in The Poisonwood Bible

3 uses
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Definition
well known for something bad
  • It's one of Mobutu's most notorious dungeons, and we're all aware Anatole could end up there, any day.
    Book 5 — Exodus (54% in)
notorious = well known for something bad
  • I heard them saying he was New York Irish, which tells you a lot, as they are notorious for being papist Catholics.
    Book 1 — Genesis (42% in)
  • For there is a tower there seventy-five feet high, filled with ashes, and there they push a man guilty of sacrilege or notorious for other crimes to destruction.
    Book 5 — Exodus (85% in)

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