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aghast
used in Atlas Shrugged

6 uses
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Definition
shocked with feelings of surprise and dismay (sadness, disappointment, or worry)
  • He laughed; she wondered, aghast, what had made her say it.
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (22% in)
  • She listened, aghast.
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (58% in)
  • He thought of it, aghast.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (32% in)
  • His mother looked at him, aghast.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (18% in)
  • She stopped, aghast, as at the cry of a stranger.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (50% in)
  • She stopped, aghast, struck by the question: What is it, then-faith versus truth?
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (36% in)

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