HyperDic: appal

English > 2 senses of the word appal:
VERBemotionappal, shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appall, outragestrike with disgust or revulsion
emotionappal, dismay, alarm, appall, horrifyfill with apprehension or alarm
English > appal: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningstrike with disgust or revulsion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will appal him; The performance is likely to appal Sue
Synonymsshock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appall, outrage
Broaderdisgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn upCause aversion in
Spanishchocar, consternar, deshonrar, escandalizar, horrorizar, impactar, indignar, insultar, ofender
Catalanescandalitzar, espantar, horroritzar, indignar, insultar, ofendre, sobresaltar, sobtar, ultratjar, xocar
English > appal: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningFill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will appal him
Synonymsdismay, alarm, appall, horrify
Narrowershockstrike with horror or terror
Broaderfrighten, fright, scare, affrightdrive out by frightening
Spanishalarmar, horripilar, horrorizar
Catalanalarmar, horroritzar

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