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synonyms for appals

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

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  • comfort
  • encourage
  • reassure
  • satisfy
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How to use appals in a sentence

I am sorry you have had illness in the house; I am so used to sickness that it hardly appals me when it applies to other people.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
But this conclusion, involving the belief that inherited sin is infinite, and deserving of infinite punishment, appals the mind.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
Your foolhardiness appals me, and heaven knows, I never expected that I should be in a position to call you foolhardy.
THE ANGEL OF TERROREDGAR WALLACE
There was a touch in it of that faint horror which appals by its very vagueness.
DAY AND NIGHT STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Thus we find ourselves, as before, in a state of transition, and this state of transition is just what appals us.
PARIS UNDER THE COMMUNEJOHN LEIGHTON
But the marvelous powers of this invisible force appals the stolid thinkers on "solid matter."
THE UNIVERSE A VAST ELECTRIC ORGANISMGEORGE WOODWARD WARDER
"It is not simply the growth of the city that appals me," she heard Miss Emmy's voice say as if from a distance.
POPPEA OF THE POST-OFFICEMABEL OSGOOD WRIGHT
And consciousness itself is essentially greater than the very vastness which appals us, seeing that it embraces and envelops it.
GOD AND MR. WELLSWILLIAM ARCHER
Prosecutions had been commenced against some of them, and Hall manifested that stern severity of character, which appals guilt.
THE AMERICAN QUARTERLY REVIEW, NO. 17, MARCH 1831VARIOUS
To all this the answer is doubtful, and the doubt appals him.
THE FLAG OF DISTRESSMAYNE REID
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