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a·ghast

aghast

 
 
pronunciation:
gaest
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part of speech: adjective
definition: filled with alarm or horror; shocked.
We were aghast when we saw that the fire was spreading towards the hospital.
synonyms:
alarmed, appalled, floored, horrified, petrified, scared, shocked, stunned, terrified
similar words:
afraid, dismayed
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