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appalling
used in Wuthering Heights

4 uses
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Definition
shockingly 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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