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Definitionshockingly terrible or horrible
- Her brother, who loved her tenderly, was appalled at this fantastic preference.Chapter 10 (59% in)
- 'In what has he wronged you, to warrant this appalling hatred?Chapter 13 (58% in)
- And yet it is poorly learnt; for this morning she announced, as a piece of appalling intelligence, that I had actually succeeded in making her hate me!Chapter 14 (54% in)
- It hardly moved my compassion — it appalled me: still, I felt reluctant to quit him so.Chapter 16 (76% in)
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