Afraid and Aghast

Afraid

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Afraid adjective – Filled with fear or dread.
Usage example: Melissa is afraid of flying, so she takes a train from Boston to visit her brother in Chicago

Aghast is a synonym for afraid in fear topic. In some cases you can use "Aghast" instead an adjective "Afraid", when it comes to topics like fearful.
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Aghast

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Aghast adjective – Filled with fear or dread.
Usage example: I stood there, aghast, as the vile monster made its way toward me

Afraid is a synonym for aghast in fear topic. You can use "Afraid" instead an adjective "Aghast", if it concerns topics such as horrified.
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