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used in Catch-22

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actions that are exceptionally bad or cruel
  • Newspapers inveighed against Milo with glaring headlines, and Congressmen denounced the atrocity in stentorian wrath and clamored for punishment.
    Chapter 24 — Milo (53% in)
  • He was furious, more furious at the atrocities of the day than he had ever felt before in his whole life.
    Chapter 36 — The Cellar (83% in)

There are no more uses of "atrocities" in Catch-22.

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