Definition of Agast

1. v. t. To affright; to terrify.



2. p. p. & a. See Aghast.

Definition of Agast

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of aghast) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agast

1. aghast [adj] - See also: aghast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agast

agaricology
agarics
agaricus
agarita
agaritas
agaritine
agaropectin
agaropectins
agarose
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agaroses
agars
agarwood
agas
agasp
agast (current term)
agastric
agastroneuria
agate
agate line
agatelike
agateophobia
agates
agateware
agatewares
agathism
agathodaemon
agathodaemons
agathodaimon
agathodaimons

Literary usage of Agast

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1. Folk-Etymology: A Dictionary of Verbal Corruptions Or Words Perverted in by Abram Smythe Palmer (1882)
"See Oliphant, Old and Mid. English, p. 179. AGHAST, so spelt from a mistaken analogy with ghastly, " ghost-like," is an incorrect form of old Eng. agast ..."

2. Transactions by Cambridge Philological Society (1883)
"But why should aghast instead of agast be less correct than ghastly or ghost ? ... But furthermore agast is made out to be a participle from OE ege.y'an ! ..."

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