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horrify (v.)

"cause to feel horror," 1802 (implied in horrified), from horror + -fy, or from Latin horrificare "cause horror." Related: Horrified.

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Definitions of horrify

horrify (v.)
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
Synonyms: dismay / alarm / appal / appall
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