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atrocious
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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Definition
exceptionally bad, cruel, or ugly
  • Hindley is a detestable substitute — his conduct to Heathcliff is atrocious — H. and I are going to rebel — we took our initiatory step this evening.
    Chapter 3 (12% in)
  • Heathcliff, aware that his opponent was ignorant of the treatment received while insensible, called him deliriously intoxicated; and said he should not notice his atrocious conduct further, but advised him to get to bed.
    Chapter 17 (53% in)

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