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appalling
used in Atlas Shrugged

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shockingly terrible or horrible
  • With the desperate shortage of motive power and the appalling shortage of fuel, it is criminal insanity to send an engine out on the road with sixty cars when it could pull a hundred and to take four days on a run which could be made in three.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (34% in)

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