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heinous
used in Moby Dick

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shockingly brutal or cruel
  • Nor are the most conscientious compilations of Natural History for the benefit of the young and tender, free from the same heinousness of mistake.
    Chapters 55-57 -- Monstrous Pictures of Whales; Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales; Whales in Paint…. (23% in)

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