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Word: notoriety

Definition: disrepute; ill fame

Sentences Containing 'notoriety'

"La Cenicienta" viewers enhanced Ms. Ruvalcaba’s rise in fame and notoriety by continuing their loyal viewership.
Alefantos gained notoriety for his unusually short tenure as the manager of Fostiras F.C. in 2002.
Although the album yielded no singles, it achieved enough notoriety to create a fan base for the band.
And we’re elated that #stopKony is a trending topic on Twitter – if anyone deserves global notoriety it’s Kony."
Another collaboration with Adam Stewart; Moontruth aided in establishing the viral as a tool for public and media notoriety.
As "Time" became established as one of the United States' leading newsmagazines, an appearance on the cover of "Time" became an indicator of a person's notability, fame or notoriety.
As my notoriety began to bring upon me an enormous quantity of letters from people of whom I had no knowledge--chiefly about nothing, and extremely difficult to answer--I agreed with Traddles to have my name painted up on his door.
At this time, the street had gained notoriety as a place frequented by prostitutes and criminals.
Bartholomew's Hospital. In 1811 he began practice as a surgeon, and attained some notoriety by the invention of a bed for cases of fracture of the legs.
Berry achieved a level of notoriety for having banned both rock and roll music as well as an "obscene" film from Jersey City during his tenure.
Despite the limited funds, the DWW enjoyed enough notoriety to ensure a larger amount of financial support in its subsequent cycles.
During that time the station gained notoriety with its "all girl" staff and big pink bus that shuttled the staff to various events.
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.
Foster probably gained his greatest local notoriety in Vancouver when he was appointed Chief Constable of the Vancouver Police on January 3, 1935.
He also traded on the notoriety Websnark afforded him by putting out an open call for an artist to collaborate on a new webcomic (having decided against trying to draw it himself).
He entertained frequently and gained notoriety for once serving a whole roasted baby lion to guests.
He gained notoriety with his political prints that attacked the royal family and leading politicians.
He said in a "USA Today" interview, "I get a kick out of the notoriety, because I'm just a referee.
His films have received international notoriety and acclaim, and until recently had all been varied meditations on life in Vietnam.
His identity remains unknown as he does not wish to seek fame and notoriety through music.
However, It wasn't until the release of "If I..." from the they found widespread notoriety.
However, some people claim that due to his notoriety he was used as some sort of scapegoat both by authorities and civilians to several crimes in the island.
I get notoriety because I explain things, and I get notoriety because I have a decent physique, which is funny because I'm a shrimp, a peewee compared to those players.
In 1966the group performed winning notoriety for their Andean music as well as their black ponchos which became the group's trademark.
In between studio sessions, they performed at local clubs and quickly gain notoriety within Flint.
It is of some notoriety that the infamous Saddam Hussain shares the same lineage having originated from Tikrit in northern Iraq.
It was not clear if Dupré would use her notoriety to gain modeling, interview, sit-com cameo, or reality television opportunities.
Johnson also gained notoriety throughout the series due to his ongoing feud with Team UK coach Michael Bisping.
Katan gained notoriety for his research on cholesterol and trans-fats.
Michael LaCour first gained notoriety as B-L-A-C-K-I-E through assembling his own sound systems.
Of her family of actors and actresses, only her mother, Ella Hall, achieved any real notoriety.
On 28 February 1974, he achieved some notoriety when he "arrested" Francis Herbert Moy, an assistant secretary of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs (DAA), at gunpoint.
Outpost.com gained some notoriety for its TV ads in which gerbils were shot out of a cannon and wolves attacked a high school marching band.
Roe gained notoriety in alpine skiing in the years prior to the World War II.
Saratoga High School drew notoriety for the alleged sexual assault and the subsequent suicide of then-15-year-old student Audrie Pott in September 2012.
The band began to attract a bit of notoriety.
The case gained additional notoriety because the killers made video recordings of some of the murders, with one of the videos leaking to the Internet.
The community has gained notoriety from the very familiar Newfoundland ballad of The Ryans and the Pittmans.
The company gained notoriety in the early 1990s after it began to use supermodels in its advertising and fashion shows.
The group gained significant notoriety for its free performances in Golden Gate Park and numerous altercations with law enforcement.
The lake has recently gained notoriety for the holiday residences of people like Sebastián Piñera and President Michelle Bachelet.
The SS Clyde Valley was a steamship which achieved notoriety for its role in the Larne gun-running in April 1914.
The success of the "Melodies" gave Nathan some fame and notoriety.
These revolutionaries and writers included Jose Rizal. In Adamson University, he gained notoriety as a teacher with strong convictions.
They achieved notoriety in 1997 after releasing the single "Spice Girls (Who Do You Think You Are?)", a play on the Spice Girls single title.
They gained notoriety for calling their style "Christian black metal" on their website.
They hanged at Tyburn, in those days, so the street outside Newgate had not obtained one infamous notoriety that has since attached to it.
This system gained some notoriety in ufology when the alleged alien abductees Betty and Barney Hill named it as the home of their abductors.
While at Rovers, his sister gained notoriety as the woman inside the suit of Bristol Rovers matchday mascot, Captain Gas.
``Possibly my father in law trusted to its general notoriety.''

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