Atrocities
Atrocity A*troc"i*ty, n.; pl. {Atrocities}. [F. atrocit['e], L. atrocitas, fr. atrox, atrocis, cruel.] 1. Enormous wickedness; extreme heinousness or cruelty. [1913 Webster]

2. An atrocious or extremely cruel deed. [1913 Webster]

The atrocities which attend a victory. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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