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 for fame
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fame \Fame\ (f[=a]m), n. [OF. fame, L. fama, fr. fari to speak,
     akin to Gr. ???? a saying, report, fa`nai to speak. See
     Ban, and cf. Fable, Fate, Euphony, Blame.]
     1. Public report or rumor.
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              The fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house.
                                                    --Gen. xlv.
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     2. Report or opinion generally diffused; renown; public
        estimation; celebrity, either favorable or unfavorable;
        as, the fame of Washington.
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              I find thou art no less than fame hath bruited.
     Syn: Notoriety; celebrity; renown; reputation.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fame \Fame\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Famed,; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To report widely or honorably.
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              The field where thou art famed
              To have wrought such wonders.         --Milton.
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     2. To make famous or renowned.
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              Those Hesperian gardens famed of old. --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
           [syn: fame, celebrity, renown] [ant: infamy,
      2: favorable public reputation [ant: infamy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "fame":
     PR, acclaim, acclamation, acknowledgment, applause, ballyhoo,
     blurb, bright light, celebrity, character, common knowledge,
     consequence, conspicuousness, cry, currency, daylight, dignity,
     distinction, eclat, eminence, esteem, exposure, famousness, figure,
     glare, glory, greatness, heroism, honor, hoopla, hue and cry,
     illustriousness, kudos, limelight, loftiness, magnanimity, majesty,
     maximum dissemination, memorability, name, nobility, notability,
     note, noteworthiness, notoriety, notoriousness, plug, popularity,
     preeminence, press notice, prestige, prominence, public eye,
     public knowledge, public relations, public report, publicity,
     publicity story, publicness, puff, reclame, recognition,
     remarkableness, renown, rep, report, reputation, repute, salience,
     spotlight, stardom, sublimity, superiority, the bubble reputation,
     vogue, write-up

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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