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Definition of facinorous in English:
- Many have long memories of the crimes, coupled with strong opinions on her facinorous nature.
- They are accused as accomplices in many other heinous and facinorous deeds, with the assassin Andrade.
- Others they have cast into Newgate among the most facinorous and vile persons.
Mid 16th century: from Latin facinorosus, from facinus, facinor- '(bad) deed', from facere 'do, make'.
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