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an experience that appalls

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True, the utter ruin of the house was made even more manifest in the searching daylight; but the more appalling destruction which lay beneath was not visible.
Cecil, who had his full share of mediaeval mischievousness, replied that the physique of the lower middle classes was improving at a most appalling rate.
I was disturbed recently when I read "An appalling comparison" from Bruce Parker, Arlington Heights, who is shocked and appalled at some readers who had the audacity to compare a woman exercising her legal right to free choice to Holocaust victims.
A 33-year-old man with "an appalling record" was jailed for 21 months and ordered to be supervised for 10 months after his release for threatening to "slit the throat" of his ex-partner.
VANDALS rampaged through a cemetery and smashed up gravestones with a car in a 'reckless and appalling' attack.
I NOTE that in his online condemnation of the appalling attacks on the Birmingham mosques Conservative Home Secretary Sajid Javid is quoted as saying that '..hateful behaviour has no place in our society and will never be accepted..' This is of course the same Sajid Javid who refused to acknowledge the existence of Islamophobia in his own Tory Party in a TV interview despite the appalling recent comments of Boris Johnson regarding Muslim women, and also dismissed the concerns of the Muslim Council of Great Britain as being irrelevant.
I note that in his online condemnation of the appalling attacks on the Birmingham mosques Tory Home Secretary Sajid Javid is quoted as saying that '..hateful behaviour has no place in our society and will never be accepted..' This is of course the same Sajid Javid who refused to acknowledge the existence of Islamophobia in his own Tory Party in a TV interview despite the appalling recent comments of Boris Johnson regarding Muslim women, and also dismissed the concerns of the Muslim Council of Great Britain as being irrelevant.
NEW appalling footage has emerged showing a teenager being repeatedly kicked, punch and battered with pool cues at a Cardiff cinema.
Workman's behaviour, which took place at Ard Road, Renfrew, on August 13, was described as "appalling" when he stood in the dock for sentencing.
LIAM Fox has been branded "appalling" for his plans to attend a business jamboree in Saudi Arabia in the wake of the Khashoggi scandal.
A VIOLENT thug will be sentenced in October for an "appalling" assault during which he took running kicks at two men as they lay unconscious.
A TORY councillor has been booted out of the party for "appalling racist behaviour".
SHOWBIZ QUEEN guitarist Brian May has spoken out about the gap between the rich and poor in society, calling it "appalling".
JOSE Mourinho's behaviour towards Chelsea firstteam doctor Eva Carneiro has been "absolutely appalling", according to leading sports physician Peter Brukner.
Speaking at the National Alliance for Mental Illness conference in Concord, GOPer FG called the House budget "appalling and embarrassing," singling out its support --actually, its lack of support --for mental health care.