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apprehension
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Brave New World
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apprehension
Used in
Brave New World
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  • Green with anxiety and apprehension, only Bernard remembered them; the others ignored him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Lenina suddenly felt all the sensations normally experienced at the beginning of a Violent Passion Surrogate treatment–a sense of dreadful emptiness, a breathless apprehension, a nausea.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not to mention the right to grow old and ugly and impotent; the right to have syphilis and cancer; the right to have too little to eat; the right to be lousy; the right to live in constant apprehension of what may happen to-morrow; the right to catch typhoid; the right to be tortured by unspeakable pains of every kind.  (not reviewed by editor)

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