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atrocity noun

ADJ. appalling, dreadful, terrible, worst one of the worst atrocities of the war | alleged | terrorist

VERB + ATROCITY be responsible for, carry out, commit, perpetrate In the war, both sides committed atrocities. | suffer

ATROCITY + VERB occur, take place

ATROCITY + NOUN stories

PREP. ~ against atrocities against the civilian population | ~ by reports of atrocities by gunmen

PHRASES accounts/allegations/reports of atrocities