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horrify

hor·ri·fy

horrify

 
 
pronunciation:
ho rih faI [or] ha rih faI
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part of speech: verb
inflections: horrified, horrifies, horrifying
definition: to cause feelings of horror in; frighten, shock.
The sight of the dead animal horrified us.
similar words:
appall, revolt
derivations: horrified (adj.), horrifyingly (adv.)
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