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appalling
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
shockingly terrible or horrible
  • Then, falling upon his knees, he prayed Heaven to spare him from such deeds; and rather to will that he should die at once, than be reserved for crimes, so fearful and appalling.
    Chapter 20 — Wherein Oliver is Delivered Over to Mr. William Sikes (31% in)
  • Master Charles Bates, appalled by Sikes's crime, fell into a train of reflection whether an honest life was not, after all, the best.
    Chapter 53 — And Last (63% in)

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