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Robinhood has gained notoriety during the pandemic by attracting a massive customer base of younger investors.

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It’s unclear what direct impact the notoriety had on the governments of Trinidad and Tobago or Venezuela.

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Another gained five minutes of notoriety in May as a gym owner arrested for defying public health orders.

Not only do backlinks send more traffic to your site, but they help you gain notoriety as an authority in your industry.

It sometimes takes years to gain the type of authority and notoriety that makes other websites willingly backlink to you as a resource.

Yes, publicizing tragedy gets clicks, gets ad revenue, gets notoriety, and can be done for all the wrong reasons.

Scalise was a state representative old enough to remember the notoriety of Farrell and Knight from years before.

Does it matter whether Taylor Swift wants me to inflate my Internet notoriety by doing a dumb thing where I lip sync to her music?

Whether they win or lose, contestants can be assured of one thing: notoriety as a sex worker.

Fueled by atrocity and a blitzkrieg of gains in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State has enjoyed a meteoric climb to notoriety.

Samuel Jessup died; an opulent English grazier, of pilltaking notoriety.

Who was the second, who has attained such notoriety in connexion with Nelson's name; and when and where were they married?

Why, the reduced price of provisions is a matter of universal notoriety, and past all question.

This event gave Grace Darling the notoriety which her noble conduct so well merited.

Mr. Minton has acquired a notoriety, even in that proud city, which makes his house one of the most popular resorts.

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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to notoriety, such as: celebrity, fame, flak, infamy, opprobrium, and renown.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.