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synonyms for appal

  • alarm
  • amaze
  • astound
  • awe
  • daunt
  • disconcert
  • dishearten
  • dismay
  • faze
  • frighten
  • intimidate
  • outrage
  • petrify
  • terrify
  • unnerve
  • consternate
  • insult
  • scare
  • shake
  • shock
  • throw
  • get to
  • gross out
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antonyms for appal

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  • assist
  • assure
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encourage
  • gladden
  • hearten
  • help
  • inspirit
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
  • embolden
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How to use appal in a sentence

The film follows Frank, who is initially appalled by the idea of living with a robot, as he gradually begins to see the robot as both functionally useful and socially companionable.
WILL ROBOTS MAKE GOOD FRIENDS? SCIENTISTS ARE ALREADY STARTING TO FIND OUTTONY PRESCOTTFEBRUARY 25, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Unbound by the restrictions of the doctrine, Limbaugh saw his program as entertainment first, an approach that would have appalled Smoot and Manion.
RESTORING THE FAIRNESS DOCTRINE CAN’T PREVENT ANOTHER RUSH LIMBAUGHHEATHER HENDERSHOTFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One woman said she was appalled that someone she’d been out with a few times said he had eaten inside an Olive Garden.
WHAT’S SEXY IN A PANDEMIC? CAUTION.LISA BONOSFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Crowl’s mother, Teresa Rowe, said she was appalled to see pictures of him in the Capitol.
SELF-STYLED MILITIA MEMBERS PLANNED ON STORMING THE U.S. CAPITOL DAYS IN ADVANCE OF JAN. 6 ATTACK, COURT DOCUMENTS SAYSPENCER HSU, TOM JACKMAN, DEVLIN BARRETTJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’m sort of appalled by the notion that one would make such a claim.
CHANCELLOR HAROLD L. MARTIN, ON HIS PLAN TO SAFELY OPEN THE NATION'S LARGEST HBCU DURING COVID-19EBEN SHAPIROAUGUST 23, 2020TIME
The same article on the hoof is all held by a ring of speculators at figures which appal the man of moderate means.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Sometimes the grossness and impurity, the ignorance and downright wickedness of the underworld appal and frighten me.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
The danger began to appal him; he wanted to go back, and to justify the retreat he tried to call out, "No Coon here!"
TWO LITTLE SAVAGESERNEST THOMPSON SETON
The scene, however, was still terrific, and sufficient to appal the stoutest heart.
HILDEBRANDANONYMOUS
Fear not, even if the majesty of the divinity should at first appal you; do not tremble, though its glory should dazzle you.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO APPAL

  • alarm
  • amaze
  • appal
  • astound
  • awe
  • consternate
  • daunt
  • disconcert
  • dishearten
  • dismay
  • faze
  • frighten
  • get to
  • gross out
  • insult
  • intimidate
  • outrage
  • petrify
  • scare
  • shake
  • shock
  • terrify
  • throw
  • unnerve
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.