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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • I shall be all anxiety.
  • He looked about him anxiously in the glare of the lamp, and I could see that his face was pale and his eyes heavy, like those of a man who is weighed down with some great anxiety.
  • I am not a very heavy sleeper, and the anxiety in my mind tended, no doubt, to make me even less so than usual.
  • She rose briskly from her chair with the anxiety all swept from her face.
  • On the other hand, the face and manner of my patron had made an unpleasant impression upon me, and I could not think that his explanation of the fuller’s-earth was sufficient to explain the necessity for my coming at midnight, and his extreme anxiety lest I should tell anyone of my errand.

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  • She suffers from more than the usual pre-test anxiety.
  • It is a vicious cycle in which worry leads to a drop in the stock market and the drop in the stock market leads to increased anxiety.

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