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horrify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhorrifyhor‧ri‧fy /ˈhɒrɪfaɪ $ ˈhɔː-, ˈhɑː-/ ●○○ verb (horrified, horrifying, horrifies) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 SHOCKUPSETto make someone feel very shocked and upset or afraid 🔊 Henry was horrified by what had happened.horrified to see/hear/find etc 🔊 She was horrified to discover that he loved Rose.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
horrifyMeg watched, fascinated and horrified, as he probed inside the animal, the blood dark on his fingers.Groups representing disabled people were horrified at the proposals.I was horrified by her swollen and distended stomach.Some of the students wept, horrified by the Holocaust survivor's stories.The President and I exchanged quick, horrified glances.I was horrified to find out later that in fact he had not collected her from school but from the police station.As Theresa would probably be horrified to hear.You are horrified, you can not think straight, as you stare at the broken body.horrified to see/hear/find etcAs Theresa would probably be horrified to hear.You are horrified to see a small foot sticking out from behind your rear tire.When we had entered the house, however, I was horrified to see Heathcliff lock the front door.She was horrified to see how quickly the opportunistic infection took hold.I was horrified to find out later that in fact he had not collected her from school but from the police station.Jessamy was horrified to find that a wave of pure jealousy was beginning to sweep through her.But, once she began thinking along those lines, she was horrified to find that she could not stop.O was horrified to see that the man was actually crying.
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Verb table
horrify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhorrify
he, she, ithorrifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhorrified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave horrified
he, she, ithas horrified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad horrified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill horrify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have horrified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam horrifying
he, she, itis horrifying
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you, we, theyare horrifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas horrifying
you, we, theywere horrifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been horrifying
he, she, ithas been horrifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been horrifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be horrifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been horrifying
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