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apprehension
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Anna Karenina
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apprehension
Used in
Anna Karenina
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  • And most of all, at there being far more apprehension and pity than pleasure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was nothing cheerful and joyous in the feeling; on the contrary, it was a new torture of apprehension.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was struck at first by the idea that the apprehension of divine truths had not been vouchsafed to man, but to a corporation of men bound together by love—to the church.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And this sense was so painful at first, the apprehension lest this helpless creature should suffer was so intense, that it prevented him from noticing the strange thrill of senseless joy and even pride that he had felt when the baby sneezed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Then the children's illnesses, that everlasting apprehension; then bringing them up; evil propensities" (she thought of little Masha's crime among the raspberries), "education, Latin—it's all so incomprehensible and difficult.  (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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