horrify


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Related to horrify: dreading, cowered

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
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps such an act would horrify her, if she were with you, but it is quite different where I am concerned.
It will be wise, friend, to make a cover, lest the sons of the squatter should be out skirting on our trail, and, as you well know, there is some reason to fear yonder thicket contains a sight that may horrify a woman's mind.
Rescued and guided by a purported dragon hunter, Draconas, whose secret identity would horrify her, and with the aid of a noble-hearted king, she flees into exile.