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appall

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of appall

  1. to cause an unpleasant surprise for <conditions inside the house overrun with cats simply appalled animal control officers> Synonyms shock (also appal), floor, jolt, shake upRelated Words astonish, bowl over, dumbfound (also dumfound), flabbergast, freak (out), stun, stupefy; affright, alarm (also alarum), dismay, fright, frighten, horrify, panic, scare, scarify, spook, startle, terrify, terrorize; disgust, nauseate, repel, revolt, sicken, turn off; displease, offend, outrage, scandalize; amaze, astound, awe; chill, daunt, demoralize, dispirit, emasculate, undo, unman, unnerve, unstring; discomfort, discompose, disconcert, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, shake, unsettle, upset, weird out; crush, overpower, overwhelmNear Antonyms buffer, cushion; delight, gratify, please, rejoice, tickle; charm, entice, tempt; assure, cheer, comfort, console, solace, soothe; reassure



Variants of appall

also

appal


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