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aghast
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The Aeneid
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  • Aghast, astonish’d, and struck dumb with fear, I stood; like bristles rose my stiffen’d hair.
  • Aghast he wak’d; and, starting from his bed, Cold sweat, in clammy drops, his limbs o’erspread.
  • Aghast she looks, and heaves her breast for breath, Panting, and pale with fear of future death.
  • The foes, surpris’d with wonder, stood aghast; Messapus curb’d his fiery courser’s haste; Old Tiber roar’d, and, raising up his head, Call’d back his waters to their oozy bed.

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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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