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aghast
used in The Aeneid

4 uses
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Definition
shocked with feelings of surprise and dismay (sadness, disappointment, or worry)
  • Aghast, astonish'd, and struck dumb with fear, I stood; like bristles rose my stiffen'd hair.
    Book 2 (96% in)
  • Aghast he wak'd; and, starting from his bed, Cold sweat, in clammy drops, his limbs o'erspread.
    Book 7 (57% in)
  • Aghast she looks, and heaves her breast for breath, Panting, and pale with fear of future death.
    Book 8 (96% in)
  • The foes, surpris'd with wonder, stood aghast; Messapus curb'd his fiery courser's haste; Old Tiber roar'd, and, raising up his head, Call'd back his waters to their oozy bed.
    Book 9 (14% in)

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