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apprehensive
used in Brave New World

2 uses
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Definition
worried over possible misfortune
  • "Do you have many twins here?" the Savage asked rather apprehensively, as they set out on their tour of inspection.
    p. 161.5
  • "Lenina!" he repeated apprehensively.
    p. 193.0

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