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  • Angus seemed appallingly at home, and he waltzed off with the prettiest girl, sliding, swinging, deft.
  • Barney poured, from a bottle plainly marked Ginger Ale, two glasses of powerful and appalling raw whiskey, and Clif and Martin took them to the table in the corner.
  • Certainly Leora had appallingly never heard of these great ones, nor even attended the concerts, the lectures, the recitals at which Madeline apparently spent all her glittering evenings.
  • The fireman was stoking, and even in the thin clearness of coming dawn the glow from the fire-box was appalling on the under side of the rolling smoke.
  • Martin was honest and appallingly earnest, but if he had the innocence of the dove he lacked the wisdom of the serpent.
  • Then he had it: Watters, the appalling normal medical student whose faith in the good, the true, the profitable, had annoyed him at Digamma Pi.
  • His underlings knew that Dr. Duer would not fail to arrive precisely on time, precisely well dressed, absolutely sober, very cool, and appallingly unpleasant to any nurse who made a mistake or looked for a smile.
  • Martin was edified by an item which showed that among all families divorced in Ontario, Tennessee, and Southern Wyoming in 1912, the appalling number of fifty-three per cent of the husbands drank at least one glass of whisky daily.
  • He was stopped by a Jamaican man-servant of appalling courtesy.

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  • The live in appalling conditions.
  • She has scheduled a news conference to respond to the appalling accusations.

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