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appall

I was appalled to see the damage the tornado created.
horrified
apparently

Apparently, he forgot his homework so he got a lunch detention.
it seems
characteristic

It is characteristic of puppies to chew everything that comes into their path.
typical
deadpan

Even though he wanted to laugh he kept a deadpan expression on his face.
emotionless
decade

The first decade of his life was spent in Paris, France.
ten -year period
deny

He denied that he had set fire to the vacant lot.
to say that something is untrue
excel

He excelled in sports and won awards in baseball, basketball and football.
to be better than others
extend

I will extend my hand in friendship to you.
reach, to stretch out
fluster

The loud cheers of the crowd flustered him and he missed the goal.
upset
forethought

He did not give the scheduling sufficient forethought so he missed the bus.
prior consideration
ordeal

Climbing the mountain with a 70 pound backpack is quite an ordeal.
harsh or trying experience, hardship
routinely

He routinely jogs every night at 6:00.
regularly
stake

His entire paycheck was at stake when he bet his friend that he would be promoted to manager.
risk, money risked, wager, bet
stolid

He sat stolidly through the funeral and did not cry.
unemotional
stun

He was stunned when they announced his name for the All-Conference team.
to shock; astonish
subject

Before going on the safari everyone was subjected to a meningitis vaccination.
to cause to experience
suitor

He was one of many suitors trying to ask the beauty queen out on a date.
man courting a woman; boyfriend
tedious

I think Geometry is a very tedious subject; I don't see its practicality.
boring, dull; uninteresting
vibrant

She has a vibrant personality; laughing and smiling all the time.
lively; energetic
whim

On a whim he decided to ditch class and go to Navy Pier for the day.
sudden notion, impulse