verb (used with object), appalled, appalling. Unabridged
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appal or (US) appall (əˈpɔːl)
vb , (US) -pals, -palling, -palled, -palls, -palling, -palled
(tr) to fill with horror; shock or dismay
[C14: from Old French appalir to turn pale]
appall or (US) appall
[C14: from Old French appalir to turn pale]

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Example sentences
The confused noise which came from the contending armies were enough to appal the stoutest hearts.
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