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appalling
used in Atonement

4 uses
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Definition
shockingly terrible or horrible
  • I've had the most appalling evening.
    Part 1 (61% in)
  • How appalling for you.
    Part 1 (63% in)
  • However appalling, the dinner would not last forever, and he would find a way to be with Cecilia again that night, and together they would confront the extraordinary new fact in their lives—their changed lives—and resume.
    Part 1 (68% in)
  • On the other hand, the stoicism of some of the soldiers amazed and even appalled her.
    Part 3 (36% in)

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