appauled vs appalled : Common Errors in English

About appauled vs appalled

Those of us named Paul are appalled at the misspelling of this word. No U, two L’s please. And it’s certainly not “uphauled”!

appalled Meaning(s)

  • (v) strike with disgust or revulsion
  • (v) fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
  • (v) strike with disgust or revulsion
  • (v) fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
  • (s) struck with fear, dread, or consternation

appalled in News

  1. Column: Snowden’s Decision to Leak Secrets Was Anything But Heroic

    Edward Snowden was appalled. “They quite literally can watch your ideas form as you type,” the then-anonymous Snowden told reporters as his leaks first emerged.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Valley News

  2. Immigration reform — now!

    I was appalled to hear of Gov. Scott’s veto of HB 235, a bill that would have allowed DREAMers to obtain a driver license. These young people were brought into this country before the age of 16, have no criminal record and have much to contribute to our great state.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Miami Herald

  3. Neil Patrick Harris Denies Dropping N-Word During Tony Awards

    How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris is appalled at the rumor of him using the N-word during his hosting gig at the Tony Awards Sunday night (June 9). The Daily Mail initially reported that he used the derogatory term during his opening number with Mike Tyson on-stage. Harris fired back on Twitter, denying the accusation on Monday. Really, Daily Mail?!? The N-word? That’s your story ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Vibe Magazine

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