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apprehension
used in Frankenstein

6 uses
  • On every point of general literature he displays unbounded knowledge and a quick and piercing apprehension.
    Chapter 24 (42% in)
  • Those of his successors in each branch of natural philosophy with whom I was acquainted appeared even to my boy's apprehensions as tyros engaged in the same pursuit.
    Chapter 2 (60% in)
  • In a thousand ways he smoothed for me the path of knowledge and made the most abstruse inquiries clear and facile to my apprehension.
    Chapter 4 (6% in)
  • You are forbidden to write—to hold a pen; yet one word from you, dear Victor, is necessary to calm our apprehensions.
    Chapter 6 (2% in)
  • I was ready to sink from fatigue and hunger, but being surrounded by a crowd, I thought it politic to rouse all my strength, that no physical debility might be construed into apprehension or conscious guilt.
    Chapter 20 (98% in)
  • Nor did my hate long confine itself to useless wishes; I began to reflect on the best means of securing him; and for this purpose, about a month after my release, I repaired to a criminal judge in the town and told him that I had an accusation to make, that I knew the destroyer of my family, and that I required him to exert his whole authority for the apprehension of the murderer.
    Chapter 23 (71% in)

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