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  • 141Fear — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fear >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fear fear timidity diffidence want of confidence Sgm: N 1 apprehensiveness apprehensiveness fearfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 solicitude solicitude anxiety care …

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  • 142appal — ap|pal BrE appall AmE [əˈpo:l US əˈpo:l] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Old French; Origin: apalir, from palir to turn pale ] to make someone feel very shocked and upset ▪ The way we kill animals appals a lot of people. ▪ The decision to execute the… …

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  • 143appal — ap|pal [ ə pɔl ] the British spelling of appall …

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  • 144amoeba\ bill — In romantic relationships, a person who is emotionally unavailable to you (within mere days) but is always open to romantic opportunities with others. Eustace courted Raven with ardency until two days later when he met Brigitte. He then proceeded …

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  • 145amoeba\ bill — In romantic relationships, a person who is emotionally unavailable to you (within mere days) but is always open to romantic opportunities with others. Eustace courted Raven with ardency until two days later when he met Brigitte. He then proceeded …

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  • 146appal — [[t]əpɔ͟ːl[/t]] appals, appalling, appalled VERB If something appals you, it disgusts you because it seems so bad or unpleasant. [V n] The new found strength of Hindu militancy appals many observers... [V n] My wife now looks like her mother,… …

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  • 147appal — (US appall) verb (appals, appalling, appalled) 1》 greatly dismay or horrify. 2》 [as adjective appalling] very bad or displeasing. Derivatives appallingly adverb Origin ME: from OFr. apalir grow pale …

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  • 148daunt — v. a. Check (by alarm), thwart, deter or stop from one s purpose, frighten off, intimidate, discourage, crush the courage of, dismay, appall, cow, tame, subdue …

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  • 149intimidate — v. a. Frighten, affright, alarm, scare, daunt, dismay, terrify, appall, put in fear, fright (poetical) …

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  • 150terrify — v. a. Frighten, fright, affright, alarm, scare, horrify, appall, daunt, strike with terror, petrify with terror, shock, dismay …

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  • 151affright — I. v. a. Frighten, terrify, alarm, scare, daunt, appall, dismay, shock, confound, dishearten, dispirit, fright, intimidate, startle, overawe, put in fear. II. n. Terror, fear, fright, alarm, dismay, consternation, panic …

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  • 152alarm — I. n. 1. Alarum, larum, tocsin, summons to arms, alarm bell, alarm gun, beat of drum, sound of trumpet, notice of danger, signal of distress. 2. Fear, apprehension, terror, fright, affright, consternation, dismay. II. v. a. 1. Call to arms,… …

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  • 153dismay — I. v. a. Terrify, frighten, appall, affright, scare, alarm, intimidate, paralyze with fear, daunt. II. n. Terror, fright, affright, fear, alarm, horror, consternation …

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  • 154mate — I. n. 1. Associate, companion, fellow, compeer, intimate. 2. Equal, match, suitable companion. 3. Assistant, subordinate. 4. Checkmate (chess). II. v. a. 1. Match, marry. 2 …

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  • 155scare — I. n. Fright, panic, sudden terror. II. v. a. Frighten, affright, fright, intimidate, daunt, appall, terrify, make afraid, put in fear …

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  • 156shock — I. n. 1. Concussion, collision, shog, clash, impact, percussion. 2. Brunt, onset, assault, hostile encounter, conflict. 3. Blow, stroke, agitation, offence. 4. Stook, hattock. II. v. a. 1. Shake, strike against, come into collision with, collide …

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  • 157appal — BrE appall AmE verb (T) to shock someone by being very bad or unpleasant: The whole idea of killing animals for fur appals me …

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  • 158disgust — 1. noun a look of disgust Syn: revulsion, repugnance, aversion, distaste, nausea, abhorrence, loathing, detestation, odium, horror; contempt, outrage Ant: delight 2. verb 1) the hospital food disgusted me …

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  • 159dismay — 1. verb he was dismayed by the change in his friend Syn: appall, horrify, shock, shake (up); disconcert, take aback, alarm, unnerve, unsettle, throw off balance, discompose; disturb, upset, distress; informal rattle, faze Ant: enc …

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  • 160horrify — verb 1) she horrified us with ghastly tales Syn: frighten, scare, terrify, petrify, paralyze, alarm, panic, terrorize, fill with fear, scare someone out of their wits, frighten the living daylights out of, make someone s hair stand on end, make… …

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