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Synonyms for appal

Synonyms for appal

strike with disgust or revulsion

fill with apprehension or alarm

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All these people were living in appaling conditions in Kensington and Kirkdale and we wouldn't wish what happened on them on anyone, and our sympathies go out to all their families.
This part of the A5 has an appaling record of deaths and injuries, and residents who live near this very busy, dangerous road, witness every day the results of excessive vehicle speed.
I find it appaling that the BNP now lurks, like dealers of illicit materials, outside schools waiting to prey on the unsuspecting parents or children who may find themselves targetted by the party's nazi nonsense.
IT IS APPALING TO ME that teachers get so little respect that not only do we barely get time to go to the bathroom, but also the size and location of bathrooms seems like an afterthought in building schools (Editor's Note, January).
It was an excellent performance by the Seagulls in appaling conditions but they still left it until the last quarter of the game before stamping their real authority on the proceedings and grabbing the victory.
The poorly performing parts of the industry must get a grip to improve on this quite appaling showing.
STEADY rather than spectacular, the normally classy Celtic star toiled through a very difficult shift as the ball bubbled everywhere on a truly appaling surface.
It is appaling," says Patrick Blagden, a British de-mining expert based in New York City.
The sloppiness of the police is appaling as they are already facing flak for Shakti Mill gang rape case.
Not a great day, not an appaling one and I'm hopeful I'M SO LUCKY is going to get us off the mark in the 4.
Today the Birmingham Mail salutes their courage and sense of duty and sends its deepest sympathies to their loved ones at this appaling time.
Her feelings of loss and regret are heartbreaking but what has happened to the infant - now a 13-year-old girl - is truly appaling.
The teaching was just appaling - nobody even asked my son his name.
Following an appaling start to the season, Rotherham have now cut loose taking an amazing 17 points from a possible 21.
At times it makes difficult reading - the detectives witnessed the most appaling brutality, burglary,grievous bodily harm,drug dealing and death - but it is undoubtedly a fascinating insight into a disturbing world.