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aghast
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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Definition
shocked with feelings of surprise and dismay (sadness, disappointment, or worry)
  • But Jove, high thron'd, the soul of Ajax fill'd With fear; aghast he stood; his sev'nfold shield He threw behind his back, and, trembling, gaz'd Upon the crowd; then, like some beast of prey, Foot slowly following foot, reluctant turn'd.
    2.11 — Volume 2 Book 11 (64% in)
  • Then to his brother, all aghast, he cried: "O Heav'n, some God our best-laid schemes of war Confounds, who from my hand hath, wrench'd the bow, And snapp'd the newly-twisted string, which I But late attach'd, my swift-wing'd shafts to bear."
    2.15 — Volume 2 Book 15 (61% in)
  • Then was his mind bewilder'd; and his limbs Gave way beneath him; all aghast he stood: Him, from behind, a Dardan, Panthous' son, Euphorbus, peerless 'mid the Trojan youth, To hurl the spear, to run, to drive the car, Approaching close, between the shoulders stabb'd; He, train'd to warfare, from his car, ere this A score of Greeks had from their chariots hurl'd: Such was the man who thee, Patroclus, first Wounded, but not subdued; the ashen spear He, in all haste, withdrew; nor dar'd...
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (91% in)
  • Thus, as he stood, he mus'd; but all aghast Approach'd Lycaon; and would fain have clasp'd The Hero's knees; for longingly he sought Escape from bitter death and evil fate.
    2.21 — Volume 2 Book 21 (10% in)
  • He stood aghast; no second spear was nigh: And loudly on Deiphobus he call'd A spear to bring; but he was far away.
    2.22 — Volume 2 Book 22 (54% in)

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