Sentence Examples


  • Atherton had managed to beat the rap, avoiding embarrassing notoriety, but he had despised David Dean from that day forward.
  • The following day, Mr. Rupert Youngblood gained more notoriety, appearing on a national television morning show.
  • 1861) has come into wide notoriety as the author, in particularly beautiful Danish, of a series of stories of a pronouncedly sexual type, among which Maria (1894) has been the most successful.
  • In 427 Cleon gained an evil notoriety by his proposal to put to death indiscriminately all the inhabitants of Mytilene, which had put itself at the head of a revolt.
  • Island Magee had, besides antiquarian remains, a notoriety as a home of witchcraft, and was the scene of an act of reprisal for the muchdisputed massacre of Protestants about 1641, by the soldiery of Carrickfergus.