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Verb: horrify  'hor-u,fI or 'hór-u,fI [N. Amer], 'hó-ri,fI [Brit]
  1. Fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
    "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us";
    - dismay, alarm, appal [Brit, Cdn], appall [US]

Derived forms: horrified, horrifies, horrifying

Type of: affright, fright [archaic], frighten, scare