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Extremely brutal or cruel

This young Nobleman was not only a flagitious Punster himself, but was accessary to the Punning of others, by Consent, by Provocation, by Connivance, and by Defence of the Evil committed;.

{a} very wicked, villanous, vile, base
Characterized by scandalous crimes or vices; as, flagitious times
Disgracefully or shamefully criminal; grossly wicked; scandalous; shameful; said of acts, crimes, etc
Guilty of enormous crimes; corrupt; profligate; said of persons
shockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
{s} heartless, cruel, wicked; abominable; flagrant, shameless (i.e. about a crime)