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aghast
used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
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Definition
shocked with feelings of surprise and dismay (sadness, disappointment, or worry)
  • Scarlett was aghast at such words coming from Melly of all people.
    2.9 (50% in)
  • "Unchaperoned?" she cried, aghast.
    3.18 (94% in)
  • Pick cotton?" cried Scarlett aghast, as if Grandma had been suggesting some repulsive crime.
    3.26 (58% in)
  • He sank back against the seat aghast, indignation struggling with bewilderment.
    4.35 (32% in)
  • "Saints preserve us!" cried Scarlet, aghast.
    4.42 (66% in)
  • Meade, do you know what you are saying?" cried the doctor, aghast at the unsuspected realism of his wife.
    4.46 (47% in)

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