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  • There was a friar told me of this man:— Sirrah, thou art said to have a stubborn soul, That apprehends no further than this world, And squar’st thy life according.
  • A man that apprehends death no more dreadfully but as a drunken sleep; careless, reckless, and fearless, of what’s past, present, or to come; insensible of mortality and desperately mortal.

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as in: apprehend the situation Define
to understand
as in: apprehend the criminal Define
to capture and arrest someone suspected of breaking the law
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