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apprehension
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Catch-22
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  • Clevinger declared with deep apprehension.
  • Gripping the bough above with both hands, Milo began inching his way out on the limb sideways with utmost care and apprehension.

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  • He was handsome and unattractive, a swashbuckling, beefy, conceited man who was putting on fat and was tormented chronically by prolonged seizures of apprehension.
  • Yossarian felt a cold, damp wind of apprehension blow over him.
  • It astonished her that so many separate organizations were willing to do so much to bury Doc Daneeka, who, back in Pianosa, was having a terrible time trying to keep his head above the ground and wondered with dismal apprehension why his wife did not answer the letter he had written.

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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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