Wednesday, July 17, 2013

aghast

aghast [ uh'-GAST, uh'-GAHST ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 shocked, amazed, terrified or horrified
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Her aghast expression indicated she did not know about the accident.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The court was so aghast by the fact that NHAI has seen five chairmen in the past two-and-a-half years that it recommended that a law be enacted to ensure that heads of public enterprises have fixed tenures of 3 to 5 years.