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appalling
used in Gone with the Wind

10 uses
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Definition shockingly terrible or horrible
  • Melanie, who was now in her fifth month, had not been out in public or received guests for weeks, and she was appalled at the idea.
    3.17 (10% in)
  • The wounded flooded Atlanta in train-loads and the town was appalled.
    3.17 (43% in)
  • As she rounded the corner of the Atlanta Hotel and came in full view of the depot and the tracks, she halted appalled.
    3.21 (60% in)
  • At the change in her tone, the boy looked up and Scarlett was appalled at the look in his eyes, like a baby rabbit in a trap.
    3.27 (44% in)
  • Since Sherman had swept through Georgia, Frank had seen many appalling sights as he rode about the state trying to collect supplies, but nothing had gone to his heart as Tara did now.
    3.28 (46% in)
  • The thought was appalling.
    3.29 (75% in)
  • Sugar, you don't need any more sawmills!" cried Frank, appalled.
    4.36 (84% in)
  • But it hurt him rather than helped, for everyone was appalled that even a poor white should say such shocking things about a lady of good family, even when the lady was conducting herself in such an unwomanly way.
    4.38 (13% in)
  • She would— Melanie who feared to venture onto her own front porch was appalled by such threats.
    4.42 (11% in)
  • Everybody was appalled at the seeming ease with which she had recovered from Bonnie's death, never realizing or caring to realize the effort that lay behind that seeming recovery.
    5.60 (73% in)

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