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apprehension
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  • Catherine listened with a mixture of interest and apprehension.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Catherine still said nothing, and he may well have recalled with apprehension her ancient faculty of silence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It seemed to her that her aunt was meddlesome; and from this came a vague apprehension that she would spoil something.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If a woman had been near her she would on certain occasions have treated such a companion to a fit of weeping; and she had an apprehension that, on her return, this would form her response to Aunt Lavinia's first embrace.  (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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