Examples of appall in a Sentence
The thought of war appalls me.
It appalls me to think of the way those children have been treated.
Recent Examples of appall from the Web
The terrorists’ ability to appall us diminishes as their assaults become sadly routine.
Meanwhile, the strategy appalls many experts who say that using economic leverage to prod China on security matters will send a broader signal to allies that U.S. foreign policy may be for sale.
Some of that spending could shift to Facebook, Mahaney said, although the social network is facing its own challenges trying to block live videos of violence that appall viewers and advertisers alike.
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Synonym Discussion of appall
APPALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of appall for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to feel fear, shock, or disgust
APPALL Defined for Kids
Definition of appall for Students
: to cause to feel shock, horror, or disgust She was appalled by their foul language.
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