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Sample sentences for the GRE study word notoriety

notoriety can be used as a noun

1.There is a certain notoriety given to these cases. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
2.Rapid motion through space elates one so does notoriety so does the possession of money. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
3.They hanged at Tyburn, in those days, so the street outside Newgate had not obtained one infamous notoriety that has since attached to it. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
4.Father Mapple enjoyed such a wide reputation for sincerity and sanctity, that I could not suspect him of courting notoriety by any mere tricks of the stage. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.Nevertheless, in view of the world-wide notoriety which attended it, I have been asked, both by my friend Poirot and the family themselves, to write an account of the whole story. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
6.They would have given anything to have that swarthy suntanned skin of his, and his glittering notoriety and Tom would not have parted with either for a circus. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
7.Besides the pleasure, there is always remorse from the indulgence of our passions, and, after all, what have you men to fear from all this the world excuses, and notoriety ennobles you.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.Now, the criminal represented here, is none other than Bernardino di Bandino Baroncelli the murderer of Giuliano de'Medici, whose name as a coadjutor in the conspiracy of the Pazzi has gained a melancholy notoriety by the tragedy of the th April. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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