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appalling
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
shockingly terrible or horrible
  • Loose-joint breaking-point colors, and whether you find them beautiful or find them appalling, they do make the women seem more festive, and less exhausted.
    Book 1 — Genesis (32% in)
  • Back then I was still a bit appalled that God would set down his barefoot boy and girl dollies into an Eden where, presumably, He had just turned loose elephantiasis and microbes that eat the human cornea.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (79% in)

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