Pronunciation of Aback
/ɐbˈak/, /ɐbˈak/, /ɐ_b_ˈa_k/
Synonyms for aback:
Usage examples for aback:
- Sancho was taken aback at the sight of all this glory. - "The Story of Don Quixote", Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
- Sir John Blake looked rather taken aback. - "Good Old Anna", Marie Belloc Lowndes.
- At last I went below on the night of the 10th, but hardly had I turned in and got my eyes well closed when I was aroused up again by a terrific uproar, and, rushing on deck and hurrying for'ard, I found that the Lowestoffe was taken aback and was making a stern- board right down upon us. - "Hurricane Hurry", W.H.G. Kingston.