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Definitionshocked with feelings of surprise and dismay (sadness, disappointment, or worry)
- As to his cousin, she wept with all her might, aghast at the mischief she had done: though she said nothing.Chapter 23 (43% in)
- He, poor man, was perfectly aghast at the spectacle of Catherine seated on the same bench with Hareton Earnshaw, leaning her hand on his shoulder; and confounded at his favourite's endurance of her proximity: it affected him too deeply to allow an observation on the subject that night.Chapter 32 (91% in)
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