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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Shocked; suddenly struck with an unpleasant situation or idea.

Usage examples (36)
  • Hillary was aghast at Jason's behavior.
  • What should have everyone aghast is that this man fantasizes himself as Presidential material.
  • "And did the cart go for it?" inquired Captain Bunting, aghast.
  • Marr said many people on the left would be "aghast" to hear him criticise FoI. for more
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