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  • n. Plural form of enormity.

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Examples

  • The bloodshed of the Bible horrified him; but he refused to believe that the "enormities" inflicted by the Jews on neighbouring nations were sanctioned by the Almighty. [

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  • Any government now in power would be under enormous stress from the complexities and the enormities of the current multifaceted challenges.

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  • • The Saturday Review Infamous enormities, 28 May, page 20 ran an extract from the introduction, by Martin Amis, to The King's English, written by his father, Kingsley.

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  • He spoke of enormities with such ease and poise, as if he were reciting a script he had memorized and had reiterated it countless times.

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  • Too much preaching -- I now know more details about the ecological enormities the Nestle Company has perpetrated upon the world in its quest to supply those who can afford it with designer water in pretty plastic bottles than I ever expected to know.

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  • Loui cold said, “I never let your enormities continue go!”

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  • AC has enabled such modern enormities as glass-box architecture.

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  • The enormities committed by Hamas are also detailed and equally harrowing.

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  • The briefest exposure to any part of last year's Goldstone Report on Israel's invasion of Gaza shows that even if you leave aside the massive Palestinian casualties the Israelis committed various enormities: the destruction of Gaza's flour mill, the deliberate targeting of sewage plants and the like.

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  • Faced with the enormities of history, a unanimous Supreme Court stretched the constitutional power of Congress over interstate commerce to permit an attempt at a remedy.

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