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A nursing home reform advocate said the plummeting number of substantiated complaints was shocking, and a surveyor from Southern California said officials are just now working on complaints from March, suggesting the agency is dealing with a backlog.

An advocate for nursing home reform called the drop shocking, and one surveyor indicated officials are only now working on complaints from March.

Through matchweek 16, the Foxes were a shocking 6 points ahead of third-place Manchester City and just 8 points behind Liverpool at the top.

So, if you find one data point that is educational, newsworthy, shocking, and relevant- build on it.

As she licked the 200 envelopes, Susan became dizzy and, in a shocking twist, died at the hospital.

Is there any better Beyoncé lyric to use in response to the most shocking celebrity tape this side of One Night in Paris?

It was also the most shocking revelation of 2014: Beyoncé Knowles is not perfect.

It was shocking to find out that the rape by Beebe was actually the last one of the night.

Playful and gory, the cartoonish paintings of Dee Dee Ramone, bassist for The Ramones, are every bit as shocking as their creator.

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My schooling was shocking but, as a blessed compensation, my college stage was rather exceptionally good.

He was saved thereby, and went into the harvest with Bill and George again shocking as they had done years before.

This shocking event, however, seems to have quickened the King's resolution to leave Brazil.

To reprove or speak sharply to a servant before your guests, manifests a shocking want of good breeding.

Where are the days when Donald considered it shocking to introduce music into divine service?

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On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shocking, such as: appalling, awful, disgraceful, disgusting, disquieting, and distressing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.