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aghast
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Wuthering Heights
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  • As to his cousin, she wept with all her might, aghast at the mischief she had done: though she said nothing.
  • 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.

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  • She stepped back aghast at the behavior.
  • Her employer looked aghast and fired her on the spot.

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