GRE Word List


to overcome with consternation, shock, or dismay

The meaning of the word appall is to overcome with consternation, shock, or dismay.

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scruplea unit of capacity equal to ยน/โ‚‚โ‚„ Apothecaries' ounce see Weights and Measures Table
snipa small piece that is snipped off
temperamentcharacteristic or habitual inclination or mode of emotional response
damnto condemn to a punishment or fate
squabblea noisy altercation or quarrel usually over petty matters
demeanorbehavior toward others : outward manner
legatoin a manner that is smooth and connected (as between successive tones)
gangrenelocal death of soft tissues due to loss of blood supply