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  • It seemed to her that her aunt was meddlesome; and from this came a vague apprehension that she would spoil something.
  • Catherine listened with a mixture of interest and apprehension.

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  • Catherine still said nothing, and he may well have recalled with apprehension her ancient faculty of silence.
  • 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.

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as in: apprehension about finals Define
worry about what is to come
as in: apprehension of the criminal Define
the capture of a criminal
as in: conscious apprehension is limited Define
to understand or: in psychology and philosophy: immediate awareness prior to analysis and judgment
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