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atrocious
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
exceptionally bad, cruel, or ugly
  • Manson on Tropical Diseases mentions Sondelius's admirable method of killing rats with hydrocyanic acid gas, and The Sketch once mentioned his atrocious system in baccarat.
    Chapter 16 (68% in)
  • Latham, my sweet, I quite agree that Martin is too aggressive, thoroughly unlicked, very selfish, rather a prig, absolutely a pedant, and his shirts are atrocious.
    Chapter 37 (54% in)

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