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Word: appall

Definition: dismay; shock deeply


Sentences Containing 'appall'

They are all grossly incompetent but seem unaware of this.They go on an "exchange" to New York (except Martinez)in Season 6 and appall their supervisor Lt Chicowski with their incompetence.

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