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horrify

verb abash, alarm, appall, become reprehennible, consternate, disgust, dismay, distress, disturb, frighten, intimidate, nauseate, offend, outrage, petrify, repel, repulse, scare, scare to death, shock, sicken, startle, stun, stupefy, terrify
Associated concepts: horrifying a jury to evoke a desired response
See also: frighten, insult, offend, repel
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I AM sure many people will, like me, have been horrified and saddened by the report of the massacre of the poor creatures at Hepscott Park in Stannington.
The 49-year-old was horrified by the anonymous remarks made about her.
Unemployed Paul Cocallis had been sent on the course by the job centre and said he was horrified by what he had to listen to.
Catholic Labour MP Rob Flello said: "I was horrified that members of our church should be vilified for taking a view which may be different to my own, but is based on their own conscience.
Mr Tye said: "I was horrified when I discovered that the bag with my father's ashes had been taken.
Helen Winkler is unable to shed a tear because of little known Sj|gren's Syndrome, and was horrified to discover it also gave daughter Rachel just a 30 per cent chance of surviving.
London, Feb 11 ( ANI ): Zooey Deschanel has revealed that she was horrified after accidentally entering a beauty pageant when she was a teenager.
A commission spokesman said: "The presiding officer is horrified at the suggestion that comments overheard today in the chamber could have been directed at an Assembly Member.
Fiz is horrified to find John with Colin's body in Underworld.
When I saw the photos in your magazine of children husking corn without eye protection I was horrified.
As I'm sure many people were, I was horrified to read the article about Gillian Restall.