aghast

All Adverb Verb Noun Adjective
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  • He reached the water's edge and then stopped short, aghast. Cited from Red Pottage, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • The General stood aghast for a moment, and then caught the idea. Cited from Old Creole Days, by George Washington Cable
  • What was that at sight of which the audience rose white and aghast from their seats? Cited from Dead Man's Rock, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Jack gave a long whistle, and both master and man looked at each other aghast. Cited from Varney the Vampire, by Thomas Preskett Prest
  • For a moment he stood aghast; then his arms were round his mother, and he promised everything she wanted. Cited from The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight, by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • I was aghast as I listened to her, but she changed the subject quickly. Cited from Uncle Max, by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • She was beginning to be a little aghast at what she had done, at the force that she had set moving. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • Albert's mother shows up and gets the entire story and is aghast.
  • I stood aghast at its daring and the success it had so nearly met with. Cited from The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green
  • He released her and fell back from her aghast. Cited from The Minister's Charge, by William D. Howells
  • I stood aghast while the doctor-woman backed through the door. Cited from Doctor Luke of the Labrador, by Norman Duncan
  • John stopped aghast at the sorrow he was causing, and he looked at his mother. Cited from A Mere Accident, by George Moore
  • He was aghast at the difference wrought in her during the two months since he had seen her last. Cited from The Magician, by Somerset Maugham
  • I visited him several times during the next few weeks, and was aghast to find his condition increasingly worse. Cited from Autobiography of a YOGI, by Paramhansa Yogananda
  • He rose to his feet uncertain, aghast, when he saw who his visitor was. Cited from In the Arena, by Booth Tarkington
  • And then instantly I let her go, and stood aghast at what I had done. Cited from The Substance of a Dream, by F. W. Bain (AKA: Francis William Bain)
  • When he reached the place he halted suddenly and looked aghast. Cited from Honor Edgeworth, by Vera
  • He was aghast before the conclusion to which his examination was leading him. Cited from The Summons, by A.E.W. Mason
  • He stood aghast, as well he might, at the spectacle presented to him. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • "But what shall I do while you are away?" cried his patient, aghast. Cited from The Ashiel mystery, by Mrs. Charles Bryce
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