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apprehensive
used in The Grapes of Wrath

8 uses
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Definition
worried over possible misfortune
  • Thomas looked apprehensive.
    Chapter 22 (27% in)
apprehensive = worried
  • And the men driving the trucks and the overloaded cars listened apprehensively.
    Chapter 12 (29% in)
  • She watched him apprehensively.
    Chapter 18 (59% in)
  • Rose of Sharon looked apprehensive.
    Chapter 20 (30% in)
  • " She looked apprehensively at Ma's raised hand.
    Chapter 22 (39% in)
  • Ma was apprehensive.
    Chapter 22 (39% in)
  • Ma said apprehensively, "They ain't no trouble?"
    Chapter 24 (40% in)
  • He looked at the driveway apprehensively.
    Chapter 28 (84% in)

There are no more uses of "apprehensive" in The Grapes of Wrath.

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