The word suicide shocks not my ear, appals not my understanding.
And what appals me most of all is that I shrink from going on deck to face it.
The wickedness of London appals me; and yet I am no paragon.
I am singing, doctor, to divert my attention from a sight which appals me.
But it is not the waste of blood that so appals, it's the waste of effort and the waste of heroism.
I do know how dear you are, but it appals me when I think of how little background you have for me.
What appals me is the dreadful, unquestioning innocence with which the thing is done.
There was a touch in it of that faint horror which appals by its very vagueness.
The thought of such a phnomenon cannot well be said to startle the mind:it palsies and appals it.
Her beauty, it appals one, it is so painfully indescribable.