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apprehension
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Aunt Pitty’s apprehensions quieted when she saw that Rhett was on his best behavior.
  • He looked up in sudden anguished apprehension.

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  • Her wrinkled black face was a study in anger and apprehension and her lip was pushed out farther than Scarlett could ever remember.
  • Between her nervous apprehension over the thought that Melanie’s time was approaching and her unconscious straining to hear the sound of the cannon, she could hardly eat.
  • For some time there had been an agitation in Washington to confiscate all "Rebel property" to pay the United States’ war debt and this agitation had kept Scarlett in a state of anguished apprehension.
  • Thank you for your apprehensions, but there hasn’t been an active Klan since shortly after I stopped being a Scallawag and became an humble Democrat.

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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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