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Word: appall

Definition: dismay; shock deeply


More Vocab Words

::: plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
::: ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
::: unintimating - unfrightening
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
::: terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
::: recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke