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- v. Alternative spelling of appall.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To grow pale or become dim.
- To become weak in quality, or faint in strength; fade; fail; decay.
- To become faint-hearted; lose courage or resolution; become dismayed.
- To become weak, flat, stale, and insipid; lose flavor or taste, as fermented liquor.
- To make pale; cause to grow pale; blanch.
- To cause to become weak or to fail; weaken; reduce.
- To deprive of courage or strength through fear; cause to shrink with fear; confound with fear; dismay; terrify: as, the sight appalled the stoutest heart.
- To cause to become weak, flat, or stale, or to lose flavor or taste, as fermented liquor.
- n. A state of terror; affright; dismay; consternation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. strike with disgust or revulsion
- v. fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
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