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Definitionshocked with feelings of surprise and dismay (sadness, disappointment, or worry)
- 'So passes Denethor, son of Ecthelion,' said Gandalf: Then he turned to Beregond and the Lord's servants that stood there aghast.5.7 -- Book 5 Chapter 7 -- The Pyre of Denethor (67% in)
- In that dreadful light Sam stood aghast, for now, looking to his left, he could see the Tower of Cirith Ungol in all its strength.6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (15% in)
- It stopped short aghast.6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (39% in)
- Then suddenly, clasping the Ring in one clenched fist, he stood aghast.6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (80% in)
There are no more uses of "aghast" in The Return of the King.
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