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aghast
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
shocked with feelings of surprise and dismay (sadness, disappointment, or worry)
  • They seemed aghast at the notion that Owen Meany was cast as the Prince of Peace.
    p. 215.9
  • Aghast at the loss of her California color, she tried makeup; but this turned her skin to clay.
    p. 116.9

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