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- adj. Having a ghastly appearance; weird.
- v. Alternative form of gast.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To strike aghast; to affright.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as gast.
- Having a ghastly appearance; weird.
For years, nearly every day a lost weekend, she had been possessed by the dark amber ghast of gag-sweet Taylor Cream Sherry.
Office ghast Dwight quickly responds, “I stab her in the brain with a wooden stick.”
Nathan, well I guess that would depend on the ghast.
Sirhan's head is spinning between a dozen dialogs of actors and ghosts, a journal of the party replaying before his ghast-stricken inner gaze.
There were no carriages, and grass had sprung high in the streets; the houses had a desolate look; most of the shutters were closed; and there was a ghast and frightened stare in the persons I met, very different from the usual business-like demeanour of the Londoners.
A shrine where saints and scholars met And held aloft the torch of truth Lies smouldering 'neath fair Brabant's skies, A ruined heapwar's prize in sooth 1 The Pilates of Teutonic blood That fired the brand and flung the bomb Now wash their hands of evil deed, While all the world stands ghast and dumb.
Through the evil twilight, the night's ghast silence,
In footless traverse through ghast heights of sky, 5
Pour softly down night's nimbus floods, on faces ghast -
Keats's 'Otho the Great,' V.v. 11, 'How ghast a train!' line.
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