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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Notorious \No*to"ri*ous\, a. [L. notorius pointing out, making
known, fr. noscere, notum, to known: cf. F. notoire. See
Generally known and talked of by the public; universally
believed to be true; manifest to the world; evident; --
usually in an unfavorable sense; as, a notorious thief; a
notorious crime or vice.
Since you provoke me, shall be most notorious. --Shak.
Syn: Distinguished; remarkable; conspicuous; celebrated;
noted; famous; renowned.
[1913 Webster] -- No*to"ri*ous*ly, adv. --
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: to a notorious degree; "European emigres, who notoriously
used to repair to the British Museum to write seditious
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