How to use "aghast" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "aghast" in popular movie and book plots

  • Hank brings Cordelia to the podium, where she stands aghast while Barney opens the bidding for her lovely seer's eyes at $2,000.  - Parting Gifts
  • When Ramona informs Viridiana that Don Jaime wants to marry her, she is aghast and Don Jaime seems to drop the idea.  - Viridiana
  • Xander, aghast that Buffy could have been involved with Spike, storms out of an argument with Buffy.  - Seeing Red (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • After taking the ferry from England to Northern Ireland, Porter is aghast when he discovers how isolated the station is.  - Oh, Mr Porter!
  • Among the spectators standing aghast at the sight, only Hilda comes forward as if in silent triumph.  - The Master Builder
  • The old miser seems utterly aghast at the possibility that it might be a kidnapping whose object would be to extort his wealth.  - The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter
  • Settling into his new job, Grimes is amazed and aghast at Homer's bad manners and general irresponsibility.  - Homer's Enemy
  • Back in Britain, Davis tells a fellow officer who is aghast at the losses, "You can't kill a squadron".  - 633 Squadron
  • Munna's father and mother, aghast and later heartbroken, leave for their village.  - Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
  • Greene is ultimately happy for Ross, but Weaver is aghast and rallies against his new position.  - Doug Ross
  • Frankenstein agrees and builds a female creature, but, aghast at the possibility of creating a race of monsters, destroys his experiment.  - Frankenstein's monster
  • Decker had evacuated his crew to one of the planets of the star system, but was aghast when the machine destroyed it.  - The Doomsday Machine (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • He finally finds a shadow with the Courts' sky, but is aghast to discover that the Courts still lie across a huge wasteland.  - The Courts of Chaos
  • Once there, she is aghast to see a newspaper headline revealing her own murder as the Ripper's fifth victim.  - Time After Time (1979 film)
  • Esther is also aghast because they will miss the World's Fair.  - Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Elizabeth is aghast at such pragmatism in matters of love.  - Pride and Prejudice

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