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  • 181dishearten — v 1. daunt, dismay, unnerve, unman, intimidate, cow; appall, frighten, affright; disconcert, Inf. shake up, abash. 2. discourage, dispirit, take the heart out of, Inf. take the starch out of, Dial. take the tuck out of; depress, deject, sadden,… …

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  • 182dismay — v 1. dishearten, daunt, appall, terrify, horrify, frighten, affright, petrify, panic, scare, Archaic. amate; intimidate, cow, overawe, unman, unnerve, enervate, disconcert, abash, consternate; discourage, depress, deject, dispirit, sadden. 2.… …

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  • 183faze — v Informal. daunt, intimidate, unnerve, dismay, petrify, frighten, affright, scare, Archaic. amate; overawe, terrorize, threaten, cow; disconcert, alarm, appall, take aback, Inf. take the fight out of, abash, Inf. shake up. 2. dishearten,… …

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  • 184frighten — v scare, affright, Archaic. fray, Scot. fley, Inf. funk, panic, throw into a panic; terrify, Inf. scare out of one s wits, Inf. make [s.o. s] hair stand on end, Inf. scare stiff, Sl. curl [s.o. s] hair; alarm, startle, Inf. make [s.o.] jump out… …

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  • 185horrify — v 1. shock, startle, astound, stun, stupefy, paralyze, petrify; appall, consternate, daunt, unnerve, abash, floor; disturb, distress, harrow, agitate, dismay; outrage, scandalize, shock, Sl. gross out; disgust, nauseate, sicken, Inf. turn one s… …

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  • 186intimidate — v 1. overawe, awe, cow, subdue, daunt; domineer, bully, bullyrag, browbeat, buffalo, push around; terrify, petrify, frighten, affright, scare; dismay, appall, alarm, abash. 2. tyrannize, terrorize, threaten, coerce, compel, Inf. (often used… …

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  • 187nauseate — v 1. sicken, turn one s stomach, make one s gorge rise; disgust, repel, revolt, Sl. gross out; offend, outrage, appall. 2. be sick to one s stomach, vomit, disgorge, throw up, Inf. upchuck, Sl. toss one s cookies, Sl. barf …

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  • 188overawe — v intimidate, cow, awe, daunt, dismay, abash, disconcert, Inf. faze, frighten, appall; domineer, browbeat, bully, threaten, hector, buffalo out of or into, bluster, bulldoze, coerce, compel, dragoon; dominate, lord it over, subdue, bend to one s… …

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  • 189repel — v 1. drive back, push back, thrust back, ward off, beat back, force back; throw off, check, scotch, repulse, chase away, run off, put to flight, rout, Inf. send packing; scatter, disperse, oppose, withstand, make a stand against, Archaic. forfend …

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  • 190revolt — v 1. rebel, mutiny, rise up, rise up in arms, rise up against, mount the barricades, kick over the traces; riot, run riot, take to the streets; renounce allegiance, break away from, refuse to support; say no, resist, oppose, defy, contradict;… …

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  • 191scandalize — v 1. shock, outrage, appall, disturb, upset, jar, horrify; insult, affront, offend, raise eyebrows; abuse, injure, ill treat, maltreat; gall, rankle, cause to stick in [s.o. s] throat. 2. sicken, nauseate, turn one s stomach, make one sick; repel …

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  • 192scare — v 1. frighten, fright, affright, Archaic. affray, alarm, startle, shock; terrify, daunt, strike terror into, terrorize, appall, horrify, dismay; put the fear of God into, intimidate, awe, Sl. psych out, cow, threaten, menace; Sl. scare the… …

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  • 193shock — I n 1. blow, jar, jolt, turn, start, staggering blow; impact, brunt, clash, collision, crash, Inf. crack up, Inf. smash up, Inf. crunch; appulse, bump, encounter, jostle, jounce, brush, bounce, jerk; assault, attack, offense, insult. 2. agitation …

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  • 194sicken — v 1. nauseate, turn one s stomach, make one s gorge rise; make sick, infect, afflict, poison; debilitate, enervate, weaken, enfeeble, devitalize; impair, injure, wound, cripple, incapacitate; derange, craze, madden, disorder. 2. revolt, disgust,… …

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  • 195startle — v 1. dismay, disturb, agitate, shake up, perturb, unsettle, discompose, upset, jolt, jar; surprise, come up behind, sneak up on, take aback, take off one s guard; astonish, astound, amaze, boggle, overwhelm, overcome; stun, shock, scare, frighten …

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  • 196terrify — v terrorize, fill with terror, consternate, Chiefly Scot. fley, Archaic. affright; scare to death, Sl. scare stiff, Inf. scare or frighten out of one s wits or senses; stun, paralyze, petrify, freeze, strike dumb, put one s heart in one s mouth;… …

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  • 197pall — I [[t]pɔl[/t]] n. 1) something that covers, shrouds, or overspreads, esp. with darkness or gloom 2) a cloth for spreading over a coffin, bier, or tomb 3) a coffin 4) rel a) pallium 2) b) a linen cloth or a square cloth covered piece of cardboard… …

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  • 198appal — is the correct BrE spelling (AmE appall), with inflections appalled, appalling …

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  • 199-l- — ll Much confusion is caused by differing spelling practice in BrE and AmE in verbs of two syllables pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, e.g. enthrall/enthral and fulfil/fulfill. Practice varies even within each variety of English; …

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  • 200-ll- — l , ll Much confusion is caused by differing spelling practice in BrE and AmE in verbs of two syllables pronounced with the stress on the second syllable, e.g. enthrall/enthral and fulfil/fulfill. Practice varies even within each variety of… …

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