appalling

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Their ignorance, with the single exception of horse-flesh, is appalling.

The conditions are appalling, but, according to the custom of the country, they are "moral."

She looked over the cliff down an appalling depth of hundreds of feet.

It was followed by a fear, an appalling fear, more painful than the remorse.

It is not the presence of people that makes London appalling.

But I knew it must be an appalling total of tons to the square inch.

After another hour's work the monkey made an appalling discovery.

It made them shudder, it presented such an appalling panorama of ruin.

"Ask your husband," he said, with emphasis, and an appalling calmness.

So rich and so appalling was the effect, that Philip could scarcely suppress a cry.

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