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heinous
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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shockingly brutal or cruel
  • " 'You may as well face the matter,' said I; 'you have been caught in the act, and no confession could make your guilt more heinous.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (39% in)

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