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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Fill with apprehension or alarm; Strike with disgust or revulsion.

Usage examples (32)
  • The way that she treats him will appall you.
  • Somtow himself warned that the new opera, inspired by American action movies, might "appall" some of his fellow Thais.
  • What would appall them is the acceptance of snuck.
  • Robert Frost: What but design of darkness to appall? for more
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