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struck with fear, dread, or consternation

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When I heard what he'd said I was aghast and also thought it was out of character for him to say that.
I was particularly aghast at a comment which the Chief Minister of Gujarat ostensibly made with regard to the Prime Minister's address on Independence Day.
I shall report back with my findings but in the meantime I'm aghast as to how a combination of the Spicys, Jennifer Saunders and Judy Craymer (God-like Mamma Mia
Aghast not at the fact that there is disagreement over a scheme for and against which the arguments have been well rehearsed.
THE Fly on the Wall was aghast when he alighted on a copy of the programme for the 2010 Asian Racing Conference in Sydney, and spotted the entry for the 12.
I just read "Three Mountains We Must Climb" and am aghast and disgusted at the author's recommendation of population control as the second mountain to climb to achieve a sustainable future.
lt;p>I recently went there for a swim and was aghast at the site of wooden splinters, tyres, bottles and other kinds of trash that lay strewn along the entire beach.
I'm somewhat aghast that an objection to hydrogen is that 35% of the energy content of the fuel is needed to liquefy it, while completely ignoring the elephant in the room applicable to both hydrogen and synthesised methanol: enthalpy of formation ("Highways to hydrogen,' PE 9 July).
Elisabeth, 42, who gave birth to seven children, is aghast at the thought of the world reading 74-year-old Fritzl's account of her 24-year or deal in Amstetten, Austria, which he plans to sell to the highest bidder.
But I'm sure some whiner will take him to task saying he's disrespecting the Japanese, the Germans, the Croatians or whoever and say they are offended, aghast, appalled, compelled to write or any number of other stupid things.
We were simply aghast at the amount of land that was being taken by Meta, and we felt the Congregation was not allowed to be aware of this when the vote was take(n)," Ida Hurt, who has attended since 1966, wrote in a letter to the board.
Only this year, Mia is one of the students hearing this story, aghast.
Furthermore, relatively few people know either that our elected officials in Washington are setting into place the mechanisms to enroll the United States in a similar union, commonly referred to as the North American Union, and that if we allow them to fully implement their plans, we will find ourselves sitting aghast as our country's own laws are overridden.
The police are quite right to be aghast at the stupidity, recklessness and arrogance of the drivers who get behind the wheel of their car knowing they are gambling with their licence and, more importantly, the lives of other road users.
Brighton was so well known as a Victorian homo haven that, to quote just one report of the day, citizens were aghast at "the improper characters in the habit of coming to Brighton to indulge in unmentionable crimes.