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Perhaps time has dulled us to the atrocities committed by these 17th and 18th century outlaws.
THE BUCCANEERS EMBODY TAMPA’S LOVE OF PIRATES. IS THAT A PROBLEM?JAMIE GOODALLFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s rare to see television capture the many smaller moral failures nested within the atrocity of slavery, the way it forced the enslaved to make desperate choices and made monsters of its beneficiaries.
THE LONG SONG IS A BRILLIANT TALE OF SLAVERY’S END IN JAMAICA, FRUSTRATINGLY TOLDJUDY BERMANJANUARY 29, 2021TIME
This matters, because if women are treated as less capable in one regard – even one that involves horrible atrocities – it can extend to other realms, too.
WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO SEE WOMEN AS CAPABLE … OF TERRIBLE ATROCITIESLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Decades later, the United Nations international tribunals that investigated atrocities committed in Rwanda and Yugoslavia in the 1990s brought, in each instance, only one woman to justice.
WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO SEE WOMEN AS CAPABLE … OF TERRIBLE ATROCITIESLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Some 670,000 people from Cameroon, which has a population nearly as large as Texas, have been displaced by the atrocities, and an estimated 60,000 have sought refuge next door in Nigeria.
THE AFRICANS AMONG THEMTRUTHBETOLDNOVEMBER 13, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
The atrocity stories were all that Aunt Harriet knew of the war, and all she could think of now.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Time had marvelously softened the atrocity of the act, and heightened its picturesque character.
HUMANLY SPEAKINGSAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
Beyond this, the story perhaps has little value, except as an offset to the usual anecdotes of Hessian atrocity.
TALES OF THE ARGONAUTSBRET HARTE
But the barbarities of a licentious army were exceeded in atrocity by the cooler deliberations of the Norman parliament.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
I wondered the people could suffer this last atrocity; I thought they must scream and rush to save the wretched man.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO ATROCITY

  • atrocity
  • baseness
  • depravity
  • knavery
  • rascality
  • turpitude
  • viciousness
  • vileness
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