verb (used with object), ap·palled, ap·pal·ling.
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verb (used with object)
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Nothing could appal the mind so much as the contemplation of eternal solitude.
My existence is sadly cold and stern, and full of horrors that appal.The Lady of the Shroud|Bram Stoker
The messengers despatched by the Athenians to the Delphic oracle received indeed an answer well calculated to appal them.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
We say it is the bounden duty of every Briton to help to keep up that esprit de corps which no danger can appal.
The awfulness of the difficulties in art now rose up in his mind to appal him, and he uttered a sigh.Tales of the Wonder Club, Volume II|Alexander Huth