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But while she spoke as if she were shocked and appalled, her eyes belied her words.

The girl was appalled by the mercilessness of a destiny that had so outraged right.

The utter loneliness behind him and ahead of him appalled him in its contrast to this.

The eventuality he had not foreseen had appalled him as a humane man and a fond husband.

He was appalled by the black heart that lay bare before him.

The one that appalled me most was the inward guilt which I brought with me to this ordeal.

They were appalled by inaction and by the feel of something terrible impending.

"'Tis a dread night, Miss Eve," half whispered the appalled domestic.

The thought of leaving my baby behind now terrified and appalled me.

A man may not fear to die, and yet be appalled by the form in which death comes to him.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "enfeebled;" c.1600, "dismayed;" past participle adjective from appall.

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