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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • 'But what if that's the one?' said Ron, staring at it with a mixture of apprehension and longing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was with a certain amount of apprehension that Harry, Ron and Hermione headed down to Hagrid's on Tuesday, heavily muffled against the cold.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Oh, very well,' said the wizard called Phineas, eyeing the wand with mild apprehension, 'though he may well have destroyed my picture by now, he's done away with most of the family ' 'Sirius knows not to destroy your portrait,' said Dumbledore, and Harry realised immediately where he had heard Phineas's voice before: issuing from the apparently empty frame in his bedroom in Grimmauld Place.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: apprehension about finals
as in: conscious apprehension is limited
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