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enormity -- as in: enormity of the crime
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As I Lay Dying
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  • I woke to the enormity of my sin; I saw the true light at last, and I fell on my knees and confessed to God and asked His guidance and received it.

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  • They knew very well why he hadn’t: because of the enormity of the knife descending and cutting into living flesh; because of the unbearable blood.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • Did they realize the enormity of such an outrage?
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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