To see all instances of the word
used in
Bleak House
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used in
Bleak House
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • Now, with regard to the party to be apprehended.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The weather is so very bad down in Lincolnshire that the liveliest imagination can scarcely apprehend its ever being fine again.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • CHAPTER LII Obstinacy But one other day had intervened when, early in the morning as we were going to breakfast, Mr. Woodcourt came in haste with the astounding news that a terrible murder had been committed for which Mr. George had been apprehended and was in custody.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "So I apprehend it's pretty clear," said Richard to me, "that I shall have to work my own way.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "The party to be apprehended is now in this house," proceeds Mr. Bucket, putting up his watch with a steady hand and with rising spirits, "and I'm about to take her into custody in your presence.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: apprehend the criminal
as in: apprehend the situation
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.