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apprehensive
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  • Not knowing what might be the matter, and being easily apprehensive now, I thought it best to go to this place by myself.
  • Sir Leicester is apprehensive that my Lady, not being very well, will take cold at that open window.
  • I was apprehensive that his illness might be of a dangerous kind, but of course I begged her to be quiet and not disturb any one and collected myself, as I followed her quickly upstairs, sufficiently to consider what were the best remedies to be applied if it should prove to be a fit.
  • Guster, really aged three or four and twenty, but looking a round ten years older, goes cheap with this unaccountable drawback of fits, and is so apprehensive of being returned on the hands of her patron saint that except when she is found with her head in the pail, or the sink, or the copper, or the dinner, or anything else that happens to be near her at the time of her seizure, she is always at work.
  • Very apprehensive of being overheard, Jo looks about him and even glances up some ten feet at the top of the hoarding and through the cracks in it lest the object of his distrust should be looking over or hidden on the other side.

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  • She is apprehensive about her new job.
  • She is apprehensive about finals.

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