Sentence Examples


  • The House of Representatives, at first aghast, presently voted four millions as a beginning.
  • All Europe stood aghast at the news of the execution of the Patriarch Gregorios of Constantinople (April 2 2, 1821) and the wholesale massacres that followed, culminating as these did in the extermination of the prosperous community of Scio (Chios) in March 1822.
  • The whole nation listened aghast to the manifesto.
  • Princess Mary was first surprised and then aghast at this question.
  • He was aghast at his hesitation and, trying to arouse his former devotional feeling, prostrated himself before the Gates of the Temple.

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