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fame

  

      n  
1    the state of being widely known or recognized; renown; celebrity  
2    Archaic   rumour or public report  
      vb  
3    tr; now usually passive   to make known or famous; celebrate  
he was famed for his ruthlessness     
     (C13: from Latin fama report; related to fari to say)  
  famed      adj  


Hall of Fame  
      n     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   sometimes not caps  
1    a building containing plaques or busts honouring famous people  
2    a group of famous people  
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fame

  
  
celebrity, credit, eminence, glory, honour, illustriousness, name, prominence, public esteem, renown, reputation, repute, stardom  
  
Antonyms     
   disgrace, dishonour, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, oblivion, obscurity, shame  

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