horrify

[ hawr-uh-fahy, hor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF horrify
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A frightful accident like this moves, upsets, scares; it does not horrify.

When the whole story comes to be told it will horrify the world.

I would if I were you, and quickly, lest you horrify some one else with it.

Because you horrify me—you are not religious, and you work your will by the black art!

I do understand you, said Damier, but you horrify me none the less.

What seemed to horrify him most was the price of horses in our country.

The sight of these things, however, did not horrify us very much.

From what you have told me, one of these papers will horrify you.

I am afraid I was not above a wish to shock and horrify him.

Evidently the Master's request did not horrify or surprise her.

WORD ORIGIN

1791 (implied in horrifying), from horror + -fy. Related: Horrified; horrifying.

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