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His political opponents are aghast that a former human-rights lawyer, imprisoned as a student activist for opposing South Korea’s own military dictatorship, could buddy up to a man like Kim.
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN MAKES ONE LAST ATTEMPT TO HEAL HIS HOMELANDCHARLIE CAMPBELLJUNE 23, 2021TIME
When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention debuted the cards, which have been given out to approximately 150 million people, some analysts were aghast at how easily copied the four-by-three-inch paper credentials were.
BAR OWNER CHARGED WITH SELLING FAKE CORONAVIRUS VACCINE CARDS IN ONE OF THE FIRST CASES OF ITS KINDREIS THEBAULTMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She worked in a funeral home, and at one point while driving the hearse, instead of going to a funeral, she ran off with the corpse and left the grieving family aghast.
AM I HAVING SEX WITH A SERIAL KILLER?EUGENE ROBINSONMARCH 16, 2021OZY
Looking at her, aghast, he stares down the prospect of a lifetime of this — of never revealing his earnest inner self.
WHAT FLOOR?SOPHIA NGUYENFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Kraft of course understands that this is a troll move, and perhaps we’ve fallen into its marketing plan a bit by being so aghast.
KRAFT IS INTRODUCING ‘CANDY MAC & CHEESE’ FOR VALENTINE’S DAY, AS IF WE NEED MORE TO FEARJAYA SAXENAJANUARY 29, 2021EATER
Consequently the horrified spectators, having for a moment looked on aghast, fled precipitately from the room.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
It sent a shiver through me, and even old Piegan stood aghast at the malevolent determination of the man.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Then she showed of what she was capable, and the Colonel looked on aghast, wondering what he should do when Jake was gone.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
To say that the party looked aghast at this sudden catastrophe, would be to give but a feeble idea of the state of their minds.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
They paused, aghast, and they turned ashen; and then in the mind of each arose the same explanation of this phenomenon.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO AGHAST

  • agape
  • aghast
  • astounded
  • awestruck
  • bowled over
  • confounded
  • dazed
  • dismayed
  • dumbfounded
  • flabbergasted
  • floored
  • overwhelmed
  • petrified
  • shocked
  • staggered
  • startled
  • stunned
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