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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Atrocity  \A*troc"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Atrocities}.  [F.  atrocit['e], 
  L.  atrocitas  fr  atrox  atrocis  cruel.] 
  1.  Enormous  wickedness;  extreme  heinousness  or  cruelty. 
 
  2.  An  atrocious  or  extremely  cruel  deed. 
 
  The  atrocities  which  attend  a  victory.  --Macaulay. 




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