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appalling
used in City of Bones

10 uses
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Definition
shockingly terrible or horrible
  • Clary rubbed her sore arms, staring after him, appalled at what she'd done.
    Chapter 16 (45% in)
appalled = shocked (by a terrible thing)
  • Simon was appalled.
    Chapter 9 (53% in)
  • appalled = shocked by how terrible or horrible something is
  • Clary looked at Jace, appalled.
    Chapter 10 (25% in)
  • appalled = shocked by how terrible or horrible something is
  • Clary was appalled.
    Chapter 14 (12% in)
  • appalled = shocked by how terrible or horrible something is
  • Clary was appalled.
    Chapter 16 (61% in)
  • appalled = shocked by how terrible or horrible something is
  • From anyone else it would have been an appalling thing to say, but there was no bitterness in his voice for a change, only an ache of loneliness for his own father.
    Chapter 17 (23% in)
  • appalling = shockingly terrible or horrible
  • Like nearsightedness, bad posture, and an appalling lack of coordination.
    Chapter 18 (30% in)
  • appalling = shockingly terrible or horrible
  • "Not exactly, dear Lady," said Jace, who was, Clary felt, enjoying himself in a truly appalling manner.
    Chapter 18 (93% in)
  • appalling = shockingly terrible or horrible
  • She glanced in it and was appalled.
    Chapter 20 (58% in)
  • appalled = shocked by how terrible or horrible something is
  • "Jace," she whispered, appalled.
    Chapter 23 (57% in)
appalled = shocked by how terrible or horrible something is
There are no more uses of "appalling" in City of Bones.

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