"appall" in the verb sense
1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage
strike with disgust or revulsion
"The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
2. dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify
fill with apprehension or alarm cause to be unpleasantly surprised
"I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"
"The news of the executions horrified us"
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