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aghast
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The Fountainhead
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  • She thought, aghast, that he said it as if he were actually happy.
  • He let her body fall back against the seat, and he stared at her, aghast.
  • Keating sat aghast for an instant; and then he found himself laughing easily in answer, as if at home with a very old friend.
  • "No!" said Hopton Stoddard, aghast.
  • I ought to fire Alvah, he thought—and then laughed at himself, aghast: fire Alvah Scarret?—one might as well think of stopping the earth—or—of the unthinkable—of closing the Banner.
  • It’s our secret, just ours until…" And suddenly a thought came to him, and he realized, aghast, that he could not prove it had never occurred to him before; yet he knew, in complete honesty, even though it did astonish him, that he had never thought of this before.

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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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