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Adjective: appalled  u'pold
  1. Struck with fear, dread, or consternation
    "The union was appalled at the news that up to 1500 jobs were to be lost";
    - aghast, dismayed, shocked
Verb: appal (appalled,appalling)  u'pol
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: appall)
  1. Strike with disgust or revulsion
    "The scandalous behaviour of this married woman appalled her friends";
    - shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise [Brit], appall [US], outrage
  2. Fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    "I was appalled at the thought of being late for my interview";
    - dismay, alarm, appall [US], horrify

See also: afraid, 'fraid [non-standard]

Type of: affright, disgust, fright [archaic], frighten, nauseate, revolt, scare, sicken