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atrocities
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
actions that are exceptionally bad or cruel
  • It was a museum used for propaganda displays of various kinds — scale models of rocket bombs and Floating Fortresses, waxwork tableaux illustrating enemy atrocities, and the like.
    p. 99.3
  • He might be denouncing Goldstein and demanding sterner measures against thought-criminals and saboteurs, he might be fulminating against the atrocities of the Eurasian army, he might be praising Big Brother or the heroes on the Malabar front-it made no difference.
    p. 54.3
  • Julia's unit in the Fiction Department had been taken off the production of novels and was rushing out a series of atrocity pamphlets.
    p. 148.2
  • His voice, made metallic by the amplifiers, boomed forth an endless catalogue of atrocities, massacres, deportations, lootings, rapings, torture of prisoners, bombing of civilians, lying propaganda, unjust aggressions, broken treaties.
    p. 180.9

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