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appalling
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Definition
shockingly terrible or horrible
  • Every little while some giant tree yielded the fight and fell crashing through the younger growth; and the unflagging thunder-peals came now in ear-splitting explosive bursts, keen and sharp, and unspeakably appalling.
    Chapter 16 (78% in)
  • She sank to the ground and burst into such a frenzy of crying that Tom was appalled with the idea that she might die, or lose her reason.
    Chapter 31 (37% in)

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