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apprehension
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A Tale of Two Cities
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apprehension
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Be under no apprehension, Miss Manette, of my ever resuming this conversation by so much as a passing word.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I had no apprehension whatever of my real danger; but I was conscious that there might be danger for others, if others were compromised by possessing the knowledge that I possessed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You have no idea how such an apprehension weighs on the sufferer's mind, and how difficult—how almost impossible—it is, for him to force himself to utter a word upon the topic that oppresses him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Haunted by her feverish apprehensions, she could not bear to have her sight obscured for a minute at a time by the dripping water, but constantly paused and looked round to see that there was no one watching her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If there were—Charles Darnay, if there were—" The young man had taken his hand gratefully; their hands were joined as the Doctor spoke: "—any fancies, any reasons, any apprehensions, anything whatsoever, new or old, against the man she really loved—the direct responsibility thereof not lying on his head—they should all be obliterated for her sake.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why, you're at it afore my face!" said Mr. Cruncher, with signs of angry apprehension.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You are not"—the apprehension came suddenly into his mind—"a prisoner?"  (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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