agast


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agast

(əˈɡɑːst)
adj
another spelling of aghast
vb
archaic to terrify or be terrified
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Thus roving on In confus'd march forlorn, th' adventrous Bands With shuddring horror pale, and eyes agast View'd first thir lamentable lot, and found No rest: through many a dark and drearie Vaile They pass'd, and many a Region dolorous, O're many a Frozen, many a Fierie Alpe, Rocks, Caves, Lakes, Fens, Bogs, Dens, and shades of death, A Universe of death, which God by curse Created evil, for evil only good, Where all life dies, death lives, and nature breeds, Perverse, all monstrous, all prodigious things, Abominable, inutterable, and worse Then Fables yet have feign'd, or fear conceiv'd, GORGONS and HYDRA'S, and CHIMERA'S dire.
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Rutherford came through 3-2 agast Gosforth Bohemian Reserves thanks to an extra-time goal from Ross Taylor.
According to AGAST, the group that holds the Annual Gowanus Artists Studio Tour, an estimated 500 artists work in neighborhood studios, including prominent artists Tom Otterness and Julian Schnabel.
In a series of 1941 editorials, published over a period of several weeks, the Tribune listed a total of 80 respelled words including: "catalog," "agast," "burocrat," "ameba," "harth," "sherif," "staf," "iland," "jaz," "tarif," "missil," "subpena," "autograf," "telegraf," "sofomore" and "altho." In general, the "ph" was replaced by f," the "ue" ending after "g" was dropped, and the pesky "ough" oddity was replaced with orthographic alternatives.