Aghast sentence example

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  • The whole nation listened aghast to the manifesto.
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  • Princess Mary was first surprised and then aghast at this question.
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  • The teacher was aghast at how many of her students failed the simple test.
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  • The House of Representatives, at first aghast, presently voted four millions as a beginning.
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  • My wife and I loved the house, but we were aghast at its unreasonably high price tag.
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  • He looked at her, aghast and confused.
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  • I was aghast when I saw the state of my daughter's bedroom.
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  • After so many years of friendship, I was aghast when I learned that Zoe had betrayed me.
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  • The results of this year's election cause me to be aghast and terrified.
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  • Arthur stood, aghast, and paralyzed in fear as the truck barreled towards him.
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  • After waiting for hours, everyone was aghast at the verdict.
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  • When Jean found out that her mother had squandered her college savings, she was angry and aghast.
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  • Helga appeared aghast, then torn.
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  • Although aghast at the state of his once pristine house, Luke managed to call the police quickly to report the break-in.
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  • She stood aghast at the sight she beheld in her living room.
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  • Scott walked out of the restaurant and was aghast to find that his car had been totaled by a drunk driver.
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  • She stopped in the doorway of the main house leading onto the crowded lawn, aghast.
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  • I was absolutely aghast to hear how much my correspondence was being flaunted before the public gaze.
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  • Does this not leave the intelligent person aghast at the pool of sheer stupidity that is amassed in labs?
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  • But I was so aghast at the cost that I thought ' there has to be a better way ' .
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  • Ignorant of the world, we stood aghast at the charge of eighteen pence for each.
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  • All Europe stood aghast at the news of the execution of the Patriarch Gregorios of Constantinople (April 2 2, 1821) and the wholesale massacres that followed, culminating as these did in the extermination of the prosperous community of Scio (Chios) in March 1822.
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  • What action shall thee take? >Aghast!
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  • Culture shock abounds when American beach bathers hit European shores in full board shorts, while Americans are just as aghast at the site of foreign tourists strutting their speedos at the family water park.
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  • Doctors and trainers were aghast that this could be promoted as a healthy way to lose weight.
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  • He was staring aghast at the sudden appearance of Kemp, followed by the extraordinary sight of clothing tossing empty in the air.
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  • With eyes aflame, he'd watched aghast, and stayed there quite a time.
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  • Leon, listening aghast to a gleeful recital of his friend's probable fate, was ashen faced.
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  • I wrote and asked; was told it had never been received, and sat aghast.
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  • In Dr. Frazer 's office, Traynor is staring aghast at the file.
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  • John was aghast saying ' but we can't use those dirty old tables among our beautiful walnut display cabinets ' .
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  • It's interesting how word usage changes over time, so "gast" is no longer used but we still have "ghastly" and "aghast" from the same root.
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