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apprehend
used in Frankenstein

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
apprehend the criminal
Definition
to capture and arrest someone suspected of breaking the law
  • The servant instantly showed it to one of the others, who, without saying a word to any of the family, went to a magistrate; and, upon their deposition, Justine was apprehended.
    Chapter 7 (84% in)
apprehended = arrested
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2  —1 use as in:
apprehend misfortune
Definition
fear, or anticipate with worry
  • I trembled violently, apprehending some dreadful misfortune.
    Chapter 16 (19% in)
apprehending = fearing
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