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What fiendishness went on in the kitchens across the country, in the name of providing food
With no information about how the success had been achieved, the public took the news as undeniable proof that Nazi fiendishness was no match for American G-men.
The brutal fiendishness of these operations defies description," he wrote.
As for the brutality of modern warfare, you don't have to go to Pakistan -- see the fiendishness in hiding a powerful bomb inside the body of a dead CRPF jawan by the Maoists.
There's fiendishness, too; in the demands on the players whose stamina and dexterity are tested to the limits in the vigorous Allegro and if Benedetti hadn't told us so, you certainly wouldn't have imagined this was hers and Osborne's first recital together - maybe they've each found their sonata partner
42) The La Plata Crescent, voice of the residents of the county seat, declared the crime of which Cocking stood accused "heinous," and added, "when defenseless women are foully murdered while asleep language is too beg-garly to describe the brutal fiendishness of such an action.
It is a terrible and mortifying thing to 'grass' on a friend, but the sheer fiendishness of the plot afoot leaves me no option.