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apprehension
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Great Expectations
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apprehension
Used in
Great Expectations
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  • All these things I saw without then knowing that I saw them, for I was in an agony of apprehension.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I was not free from apprehension that he would come back to propound through the gate, "And sixteen?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As I walked on to the hotel, I felt that a dread, much exceeding the mere apprehension of a painful or disagreeable recognition, made me tremble.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I was not related to the outlaw, or connected with him by any recognizable tie; he had put his hand to no writing or settlement in my favor before his apprehension, and to do so now would be idle.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Wemmick went on; "it happened—happened, don't you see?—that this woman was so very artfully dressed from the time of her apprehension, that she looked much slighter than she really was; in particular, her sleeves are always remembered to have been so skilfully contrived that her arms had quite a delicate look.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: conscious apprehension is limited
as in: apprehension about finals
as in: apprehension of the criminal
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