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synonyms for heinous

  • abhorrent
  • abominable
  • atrocious
  • flagrant
  • hateful
  • hideous
  • horrendous
  • infamous
  • nefarious
  • odious
  • outrageous
  • revolting
  • scandalous
  • shocking
  • unspeakable
  • vicious
  • accursed
  • awful
  • bad
  • beastly
  • crying
  • cursed
  • evil
  • execrable
  • flagitious
  • frightful
  • godawful
  • grave
  • gross
  • iniquitous
  • offensive
  • raunchy
  • stinking
  • villainous
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antonyms for heinous

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  • delightful
  • friendly
  • good
  • kind
  • likeable
  • lovable
  • mild
  • moral
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • respectable
  • virtuous
  • wonderful
  • glorious
  • lovely
  • magnificent
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How to use heinous in a sentence

France and Germany’s legal codes permit a form of universal jurisdiction, which allows their national courts to prosecute individuals accused of heinous offenses committed in any county.
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Those Republicans who defended him and his heinous acts will find history holds them to account.
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Doctors, the FBI and local law enforcement are all called in to not only try to solve a medical mystery, but also a heinous crime.
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This is a heinous and violent assault on the heart of our democracy.
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Environmental criminals, authoritarian regimes, tax evaders and financial criminals, drug traffickers, wildlife poachers, and gun runners—all those responsible for the most heinous crimes have turned to anonymous shell companies.
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He was thrashed at school before the Jews and the hubshi, for the heinous crime of bringing home false reports of progress.
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It was not a heinous sin, nor would it affect his moral character.
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Next she was heard discussing and excusing the most heinous crimes of which human nature can be guilty.
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Still more heinous was the verdict based upon evidence which, if enough in quantity, was manifestly worthless in quality.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
All three were asked if their offences were not heinous, and if they had not been justly tried and lawfully condemned.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
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