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English definition of “horror-struck”

horror-struck

adjective [after verb]     /ˈhɒr.əˌstrʌk/ US  /ˈhɔːr.ɚ-/ (also horror-stricken)
extremely shocked and frightened: They watched, horror-struck, as the car came off the road.Afraid
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