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aghast
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
shocked with feelings of surprise and dismay (sadness, disappointment, or worry)
  • 'The what?' exclaimed the doctor, aghast in his turn.
    Chapter 30 — Relates What oliver's New Visitors Thought of Him (97% in)

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